selig schlafen translation | German-English dictionary

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selig schlafen exp.
to sleep blissfully

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
departed this life
[Liter.]
exp.
God rest his soul
exp.
blessed are the peacemakers
exp.
God have mercy on his soul
exp.
a likely story
[Iron.]
exp.
the one {or} only true church
exp.
the one {or} only true faith
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selig

  
se•lig  
1       adj  
a      (Rel)   blessed  
old   (=verstorben)   late  
selig (sind) die Armen im Geiste, denn ...        (Bibl)   blessed are the poor in spirit, for ...   (Bibl)     
bis an mein seliges Ende      old, hum   until the day I die  
mein Vater selig old  , mein seliger Vater      old   my late father  
    Angedenken  
    geben  
    Gefilde  
    glauben  
b    (=überglücklich)   overjoyed  
[Lächeln]   blissful, beatific liter     
[Stunden]   blissful  
inf   (=beschwipst)   tipsy inf  , merry   (Brit)   inf  
2       adv  
a      (Rel)  
selig entschlafen      liter   departed this life  
Gott hab ihn selig      old   God rest his soul  
b    (=glücklich)   blissfully  
selig schlafen      to sleep blissfully  


selig preisen   se•lig prei•sen, irreg  
1       vt  
a      (Bibl)   to bless
b    liter   (=verherrlichen)   to glorify
2       vr   to thank one's lucky stars  
selig sprechen   se•lig spre•chen      vt   irreg     (Eccl)   to beatify
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
"selig schlafen": examples and translations in context
Wir werden nach Herzenslust lachen, singen und dann selig schlafen. We will laugh, sing, and sleep to our hearts' content.
Grace... Als ich gestern Nacht zurückkam... und dich so selig schlafen sah, fühlte ich mich plötzlich so inspiriert! You know, Grace, last night when I came back and I saw you lying there asleep so sweetly,
Musik, die dich mit selig süßem Schlaf in die Träume wiegt... "Music that brings sweet sleep down from the blissful skies."
Schlaf nun selig und süß lay thee down now and rest
Schlaf, du Selige. Sleep, thou blessed child.
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