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AfrikaansEdit

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hailig, from Old High German heilag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Cognate to German heilig, Dutch heilig, English holy, Icelandic heilagur, Swedish helig, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌲𐍃 (hailags).

AdjectiveEdit

heilig

  1. (Uri) holy

ReferencesEdit

  • “heilig” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 28.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛi̯.ləx/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch heilich, from Old Dutch heilig, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz.

AdjectiveEdit

heilig (comparative heiliger, superlative heiligst)

  1. holy
  2. sacred
InflectionEdit
Inflection of heilig
uninflected heilig
inflected heilige
comparative heiliger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial heilig heiliger het heiligst
het heiligste
indefinite m./f. sing. heilige heiligere heiligste
n. sing. heilig heiliger heiligste
plural heilige heiligere heiligste
definite heilige heiligere heiligste
partitive heiligs heiligers
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

heilig

  1. first-person singular present indicative of heiligen
  2. imperative of heiligen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German heilic (hailig, heilec), from Old High German heilag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Compare Low German hillig, Dutch heilig, English holy, Danish hellig.

AdjectiveEdit

heilig (comparative heiliger, superlative am heiligsten)

  1. holy
  2. sacred

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hailagaz.

AdjectiveEdit

heilig

  1. holy, sacred

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • hēlig”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012