English-German translation for "holy"

"holy" German translation

holy
[ˈhouli]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • heilig
    holy
    holy
  • geheiligt
    holy sacred
    holy sacred
  • anbetungswürdig
    holy worthy of worship
    holy worthy of worship
  • fromm, tugendhaft
    holy pious, virtuous
    holy pious, virtuous
holy
[ˈhouli]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Heiligtumneuter | Neutrum n
    holy
    especially | besondersbesonders heiliger Ort
    holy
    holy
examples
  • the holy of holies bible, biblical bible, biblical | Bibel, biblisch Bibel, biblischBIBEL
    the holy of holies bible, biblical bible, biblical | Bibel, biblisch Bibel, biblischBIBEL
holy war
Heiliger Krieg
holy war
usually | meistmeist holy orders
geistlicher Stand
usually | meistmeist holy orders
usually | meistmeist holy orders
Priesterweihefeminine | Femininum f
usually | meistmeist holy orders
to swear by all that’s holy
Steinand | und u. Bein schwören
to swear by all that’s holy
the holy table, the Lord’s Table
der Tisch des Herrn, das (Heilige) Abendmahl
the holy table, the Lord’s Table
holy rood
Kruzifixneuter | Neutrum n
holy rood
usually | meistmeist holy orders
(heilige) Weihenplural | Plural pl
usually | meistmeist holy orders
by the holy poker
zum Teufel! zum Kuckuck!
by the holy poker
Die Muslimbruderschaft kann jetzt ihren heiligen Krieg gegen Israel und den Westen fortsetzen.
The Muslim Brotherhood can now continue their holy war against Israel and the West.
Source: Europarl
Der jüngste Putsch steht mit einer Erklärung der Al Qaida zum Heiligen Krieg im Zusammenhang.
The latest coup has been accompanied by a declaration of holy war on the part of Al-Qaeda.
Source: Europarl
Das veranlasst mich zu der Feststellung, dass es keinen heiligen Krieg gibt.
This brings me to say that there is no holy war.
Source: Europarl
Zur Erreichung ihrer Ziele greifen diese Gotteskrieger skrupellos zu Gewalt.
In order to achieve their ends, these holy warriors resort unscrupulously to violence.
Source: Europarl
Kirchen wurden geschändet, und auf Kreuze und Heiligenstatuen am Straßenrand wurde geschossen.
Churches were desecrated, roadside crosses and holy statues were shot at.
Source: Europarl
All dies geschieht im Namen des Heiligen Grals der Preisstabilität oder vielmehr der Lohnmäßigung.
All of which is done in the name of the holy grail of price stability, or rather, wage moderation.
Source: Europarl
Für uns sind diese Flaggen heilig.
As far as we are concerned, they are holy.
Source: Europarl
Die Hersteller fürchten die Kennzeichnung wie der Teufel das Weihwasser.
Manufacturers are as afraid of labelling as the devil is of holy water.
Source: Europarl
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