Definitions for holyˈhoʊ li
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holy place, sanctum, holy(adj)
a sacred place of pilgrimage
belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
A thing that is extremely holy; used almost exclusively in Holy of Holies.
Dedicated to a religious purpose or a god.
Revered in a religion.
Perfect or flawless.
Separated or set apart from (something unto something or someone else).
Set apart or dedicated for a specific purpose, or for use by a single entity or person.
Used as an intensifier in various interjections.
Holy cow, I canu2019t believe he actually lost the race!
Origin: From holi, hali, from halig, haleg, from hailagaz, from hailaz, from koil-. Cognate with haly, heilig, heilig, helig. More at whole.
set apart to the service or worship of God; hallowed; sacred; reserved from profane or common use; holy vessels; a holy priesthood
spiritually whole or sound; of unimpaired innocence and virtue; free from sinful affections; pure in heart; godly; pious; irreproachable; guiltless; acceptable to God
Origin: [OE. holi, hali, AS. hlig, fr. hl health, salvation, happiness, fr. hl whole, well; akin to OS. hlag, D. & G. heilig, OHG. heilac, Dan. hellig, Sw. helig, Icel. heilagr. See Whole, and cf. Halibut, Halidom, Hallow, Hollyhock.]
Holy is U.D.O.'s seventh album. It was recorded and mixed by Stefan Kaufmann at ROXX Studio, Pulheim and is the first album to feature guitarist Igor Gianola, who had played with Ronni Le Tekrø in Wild Willy's Gang. The band recruited drummer Lorenzo Milani after the release of the album, in the liner notes "guess who" replaces the name of the drummer.
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Rank popularity for the word 'holy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3442
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Rank popularity for the word 'holy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2283
Rank popularity for the word 'holy' in Adjectives Frequency: #438
Translations for holy
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- свяшчэнны, святыBelarusian
- свят, свещенBulgarian
- santa, sagrat, sant, sagradaCatalan, Valencian
- svatý, posvátnýCzech
- άγιος, ιερόςGreek
- santo, sagradoSpanish
- سپنتا, مقدس, اسپنتاPersian
- pyhä, pyhitettyFinnish
- halga, heilagurFaroese
- saint, sacréFrench
- coisrigte, naomhScottish Gaelic
- קדושה, קדש, קדושHebrew
- keramat, kudus, suciIndonesian
- immacolato, sacro, santoItalian
- 聖, 神聖Japanese
- 거룩하다, 신성Korean
- sacer, sanctusLatin
- hellegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- свет, светост, светињаMacedonian
- heilig, sacraal, volmaakt, perfect, gewijd, foutloosDutch
- diyinNavajo, Navaho
- santo, sagradoPortuguese
- sontg, sench, sonch, sogn, sonRomansh
- sfânt, sfântăRomanian
- священный, святой, святыня, божийRussian
- svet, светSerbo-Croatian
- helgedom, heligSwedish
- mukaddes, kutsalTurkish
- священний, святийUkrainian
- thần thánh, 聖, thánhVietnamese
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