Word of the day

The word for today is…

hallowed (adj) – 1. Sanctified; consecrated.
2. Highly venerated; sacrosanct.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Old English halgian “to make holy, sanctify; to honor as holy, consecrate, ordain,” related to halig “holy,” from Proto-Germanic *hailagon (source also of Old Saxon helagon, Middle Dutch heligen, Old Norse helga), from PIE root *kailo- “whole, uninjured, of good omen”. Used in Christian translations to render Latin sanctificare.

 


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