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German Word of the Day > heilig > Hear it!

heilig (adj, heiliger, am heiligsten)
   holy, sacred

Das Bankgeheimnis gilt in der Schweiz als heilige Kuh.
Secret bank accounts are regarded as a sacred cow in Switzerland.
Die 16- bis 30-Jährigen pilgern auf den Pfaden des heiligen Patricks.
The 16 to 30-year-olds are making a pilgrimage in the footsteps of Saint Patrick.
Live: heilige Messe aus dem Kölner Dom
Live: holy mass [broadcast] from Cologne Cathedral

Related:
hl. (abbrev.) = heilig
selig (adv.) blessed, blissful
eine heilige Kuh a sacred cow
der/die Heilige saint (m./f.)
der Sankt saint
der Sankt Nikolaus Saint Nicholas
die heilige Johanna St. Joan (Joan of Arc, Jeanne d’Arc)
der heilige Franziskus St. Francis (of Assisi)
der Heilige Geist (eccl.) Holy Spirit, Holy Ghost
der Heilige Gral the Holy Grail
der Heilige Krieg (or der heilige Krieg) holy war
das Heilige Land the Holy Land
die Heilige Schrift holy scripture, holy writ
die Heiligen Schriften the holy scriptures

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