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halga

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IrishEdit

NounEdit

halga m sg

  1. h-prothesized form of alga

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈhɑːlɣɑ/

NounEdit

hālga m

  1. holy man
  2. (Christianity) saint
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hālga

  1. masculine weak adjective form of Masculine Weak Adjective form