Definitions and translations for "holy"

Definition of holy

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Adjective
1. Dedicated to a religious purpose or a god.
I'm planning to visit the holy city of Mecca this Ramadan.
2. Revered in a religion.
3. Perfect or flawless.
4. Separated or set apart from (something unto something or someone else).
5. Set apart or dedicated for a specific purpose, or for use by a single entity or person.
6. Used as an intensifier in various interjections.
Holy cow, I can’t believe he actually lost the race!
Noun
7. A thing that is extremely holy; used almost exclusively in Holy of Holies.
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English - English - holy

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n. sacred place, sanctuary; saintly person; something sacred
adj. sacred, consecrated; divine; devoted to the service of God or religion; saintly, godly

English - Spanish - holy

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s. (holy of holies) sagrario; sanctasanctórum
adj. santo, bendito, divino, sacro, sagrado, santísimo

English - French - holy

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n. lieu saint, endroit sacré; sanctuaire; personne sainte; quelque chose de sacré
adj. saint, sacré; divin, béni, salutaire; pieux

English - German - holy

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n. heiliger Ort, heilige Stätte; heilige Person; heilige Sache
adj. heilig; göttlich

English - Indonesian - holy

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a. kudus, suci, keramat, sakti, tuhan: mengenai tuhan, saleh, alim

English - Italian - holy

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s. santuario, luogo sacro
agg. santo, sacro; pio; venerato; religioso, sacrale

English - Polish - holy

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a. święty, poświęcony, najświętszy, przenajświętszy, nieskalany, tydzień: o dniach wielkiego tygodnia

English - Portuguese - holy

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s. sagrado, santo
adj. sagrado, sacro

English - Romanian - holy

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a. sfânt, sfinţit, pios

English - Russian - holy

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с. святой
прил. святой, священный, праведный, безгрешный

English - Turkish - holy

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i. kutsal yer
s. kutsal, mübarek, tapılası, tanrısal, tanrı'ya ait, tanrı'nın görevlendirdiği

English - Ukrainian - holy

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n. святиня, святилище
a. святий, священний, праведний

English - Dutch - holy

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bn. heilig

English - Greek - holy

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επίθ. ιερός, άγιος

English - Arabic - holy

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‏المقدس‏
‏تقي، مقدس، رهيب، ورع، مفعم بقوة خفية، قدسي‏

English - Chinese - holy

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(形) 神圣的, 至善的, 圣洁的

English - Chinese - holy

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(形) 神聖的, 至善的, 聖潔的

English - Hindi - holy

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a. पवित्र, धार्मिक, शुद्ध, पावन

English - Japanese - holy

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(形) 神聖な; 神事に供する; 清浄な; 神々しい; 信心深い
(名) 神聖なもの

English - Korean - holy

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명. 거룩, 성스러움; 성전; 성자; 성물
형. 신성한; 거룩한

English - Vietnamese - holy

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a. thuộc về thánh
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