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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German heilag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Cognate with German heilig, Dutch heilig, Swedish helig, English holy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhæleχ/, [ˈhæləɕ]

AdjectiveEdit

helleg (masculine hellegen, neuter hellegt, comparative méi helleg, superlative am hellegsten)

  1. holy
    • Luxembourgish translation of Matthew 4:5:
      Dueropshin huet den Däiwel hien an déi helleg Stad matgeholl an hien op d'Spëtzt vum Tempel gestallt.
      Then the Devil took him into the Holy City and set him on the pinnacle of the temple.

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