What is the meaning of holy in Greek? Origin of hagio-
<Greek, combining form of hágios holy, sacred.
Which Latin root means holy ‘? holy (adj.)
Adopted at conversion for Latin sanctus.
What does Holy literally mean? 1 : exalted or worthy of complete devotion as one perfect in goodness and righteousness. 2 : divine for the Lord our God is holy — Psalms 99:9 (King James Version) 3 : devoted entirely to the deity or the work of the deity a holy temple holy prophets.
What is the root word for holiness? Holiness is the English word for qōdeš, derived from the Hebrew root qdš, common to all Semitic languages and having essentially the same meaning. The concept of holiness is not established etymologically from the root; it comes from the sense in which its derivatives are used.