How to Pronounce hel?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hel" is [hˈɛl], [hˈɛl], [h_ˈɛ_l].

What are the misspellings for hel?

  • yhel,
  • h4l,
  • hhel,
  • hyel,
  • hekl,
  • he l,
  • hjel,
  • hgl,
  • hml,
  • hwl,
  • hnel,
  • nhel,
  • uhel,
  • h3l,
  • xel,
  • h el,
  • heol.

"Hel" in context

Hel is the second shortest word in the English language, comprising of only two letters. It comes from the Old English and Old Norse term 'hel', which means 'hidden or secret' or 'one who is in the underworld'. This term was adopted by Christian sources and used to refer to the Underworld, the realm of the dead and those who had already passed away. The term hel is quite versatile and has been used in various expressions such as, 'go to hel' which means to die, and 'sent to hel' which means to be sent to hell.

What are similar-sounding words for hel?

Usage over time for hel:

This graph shows how "hel" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

7 words made out of letters HEL

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