[ hoh-lee wuhn ]
/ ˈhoʊ li ˌwʌn /
God. Isaiah 10:20.
Jesus Christ, especially as the Messiah. Mark 1:24; Acts 3:14.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of Holy One
First recorded in 1525–35
Words nearby Holy One
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