halga

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Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hailagô(holy one), from *hailagaz(holy), from Proto-Germanic *hailaz(whole, safe, hale), from Proto-Indo-European *koyl-(safe, unharmed). Cognate with Old High German heilego(saint), Old Norse Helgi(proper name, Holy One), Old Norse helgi(security).

NounEdit

hālga m

  1. holy man
  2. (Christianity) saint
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Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hālga

  1. Masculine Weak Adjective form of hāliġ