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How to Pronounce holy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "holy" is [hˈə͡ʊli], [hˈə‍ʊli], [h_ˈəʊ_l_i].

Definition of holy

  1. Pure in heart; free from sin; set apart to a sacred use; sacred. Holy of holies, the innermost apartment of the Jewish tabernacle or temple, where the ark was kept. Holy Ghost, or Holy Spirit, the Divine Spirit, the third person in the Trinity. Holy Thursday, the day on which the Ascension is commemorated. Holy-water, in the Rom. Cath. church, water which has been consecrated by the priest to sprinkle with. Holy-week, the week before Easter, in which the Passion is commemorated. Holy Writ, the sacred Scriptures.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the adjective for holy?

The adjective form of the word "holy" is "sacred".

Usage over time for holy:

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

What is the plural form of holy?

The plural of the "holy" can be the "holies".

What is the singular form of holy?

The singular of the "holy" can be the "holy".

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