hālig, adj: holy. (HALL-ih / ˈhaː-lɪj)

Medieval manuscript image of a reclining haloed woman gesturing towards a baby in a manger; a cow and a donkey lean over the baby with their tongues sticking out, as if to lick him; an eight-pointed star shape hovers above the baby, and above the star shape is an angel with hands outstretched.
St Albans Psalter; England (St Albans), 1130; Hildesheim, Dombibliothek, MS St Godehard 1, p. 21. [albani-psalter.de]

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