2. Halloween: Scottish shortening of Allhallow-even "Eve of All Saints, last night of October".
3. 形近词：wallow, tallow, swallow, shallow, sallow, hallow, callow, fallow.
- hallow: [OE] Hallow is essentially the same word as holy. The noun, as in Halloween, the eve of All Hallows, or All Saints, comes from a noun use of Old English Hālig, which as an adjective developed into modern English holy; and the verb was formed in prehistoric Germanic times from the root *khailag-, source also of holy.
- hallow (v.)
- Old English halgian "to make holy, sanctify; to honor as holy, consecrate, ordain," related to halig "holy," from Proto-Germanic *hailagon (cognates: Old Saxon helagon, Middle Dutch heligen, Old Norse helga), from PIE root *kailo- "whole, uninjured, of good omen" (see health). Used in Christian translations to render Latin sanctificare. Related: Hallowed; hallowing.
- hallow (n.)
- "holy person, saint," Old English haliga, halga, from hallow (v.). Obsolete except in Halloween.
- 1. Hallow is usually used as a verb.
- Hallow一 词经常被用做动词.
- 2. An open enemy is better than a hallow friend.
- 3. A charm from the skies seems hallow us there.
- 4. Hallow out the tomatoes a spoon.
- 5. But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate - we can not 6 consecrate hallow - this ground.
- 可是, 从更广的意义上说, 我们并不能奉献这块土地 - 们不能使之神圣-们也不能使之光荣.
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