Translation of "holy" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈhəʊ·li/ us /ˈhoʊ·li/ comparative holier, superlative holiest

relating to a religion or a god

sagrado, santo
the holy city of Jerusalem

very religious or pure

sagrado, santo
a holy man

(Translation of “holy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈhəuli/ (comparative holier, superlative holiest)

(worthy of worship or respect because) associated with God, Jesus, a saint etc; sacred

the Holy Bible
holy ground.

good; pure; following the rules of religion

a holy life.
holiness noun

the state of being holy

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

(Translation of “holy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)