MORE ABOUT HH
What does HH mean?
HH is also an abbreviation for His Holiness and, occasionally, Her Holiness, to refer to religious figures. For example, the Tibetan Dalai Lama is often referred to as His Holiness the Dalai Lama and in writing, this may be abbreviated to HH the Dalai Lama.
Example: HH Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, is the first pope from the Americas.
Where does HH come from?
The first records of the abbreviation HH are unknown. The first records of the terms His Highness and Her Highness are believed to come from around 1406, and first records of His Holiness are believed to come from around the 1160s.
In art and calligraphy, HH describes a very hard tipped graphite pencil. Most pencils, especially in the United Kingdom, are rated on an HB scale, with H standing for hardness and B standing for blackness. Hard pencils tend to write in a lighter shade of gray, while soft pencils tend to write in a darker shade of black.
When seen on a bumper sticker, HH commonly means Hilton Head, an island off the coast of South Carolina.
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How is HH used in real life?
HH is almost always used in writing and is commonly used as a title before someone’s name.
"Today I am fortunate to have woken up, I am alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it." – H. H. the 14th Dalai Lama
— TWLOHA (@TWLOHA) May 1, 2011
“Try and reach the heart of the one you speak with, before, you reach his mind.” – H.H. Pope Shenouda III
— madonna🇪🇬☦️ (@CoptWoman) October 24, 2020
HH the Amir during his arrival in Glasgow, Scotland, at The United Kingdom, to participate in 26th UN climate change conference (COP26). HH the Amir was welcomed by the Special Representative of HM Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. #QNAhttps://t.co/GhvWxy1rqf pic.twitter.com/hAKrteruxe
— Qatar News Agency (@QNAEnglish) November 1, 2021
Try using HH!
Which of the following is NOT a proper extended form of HH?
A. His Highness
B. Her Highness
C. happy hour
D. His Holiness
How to use H.H. in a sentence
Sample tweet: “I'm sure HH will be just as inquisitive about technology as he has been over the past 14 reincarnations.”Dalai Lama, Twitter Rock Star: The Virtual Influence of His Holiness|Melinda Liu|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the last moment, he looked up, extended his arms like a wide receiver, and opened his Rawlings Model HH glove.
The numbers 88 and 14 are signifiant in neo-Nazi culture: “H” is the 8th letter of the alphabet; “HH” stands for “Heil Hitler.”
Hh-je-day-ah'-shee, the Meeting Birds; a brave, with his war-club in his hand.
Fig. 188 (left-hand illustration) shows G (groove) at top, and HH (the haunch) at the bottom.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
If the level descends as far as to the orifice in the partition, hh', the gas will flow out without causing the apparatus to move.
The material to be melted is introduced into the furnace from the hoppers HH through the charging holes in the roof.
The heated air rises above the pipes HH and between the piles of lumber.Seasoning of Wood|Joseph B. Wagner