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Etymology: from the semantic extension of av to mean holy, sacred, or set apart (higher than the rest)

forms words pertaining to sanctity

1. holy: (of a person or deity) special in his or her nature as to deserve praise, glory, or honor

  • Afa: God, the Divine
  • Af Enahi: God
  • afie: one who is holy or set apart, afieii: those whom the Lord has sanctified

2. sacred: (of an object) set apart for religious use