hagio

hagio-

a combining form meaning “saint,” “holy,” used in the formation of compound words: hagiography; hagiocracy.
Also, especially before a vowel, hagi-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of hágios holy, sacred

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hagio- or (before a vowel) hagi-
 
combining form
indicating a saint, saints, or holiness: hagiography
 
[via Late Latin from Greek, from hagios holy]
 
hagi- or (before a vowel) hagi-
 
combining form
 
[via Late Latin from Greek, from hagios holy]

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