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Spanish translation of “holy”

holy

adjective /ˈhəuli/ (comparative holier, superlative holiest)
(worthy of worship or respect because) associated with God, Jesus, a saint etc; sacred
sagrado
the Holy Bible holy ground.
good; pure; following the rules of religion
santo
a holy life.
holiness noun the state of being holy
santidad
He was very devoted to the church and had a holiness about him.
(with capital) a title of the Pope.
Su Santidad
the Holy Father noun the Pope.
el Santo Padre
Holy Thursday noun Ascension Day.
Día de la Ascensión
Maundy Thursday.
Jueves Santo
(Definition of holy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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