1 goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld [syn: Hela]
2 (religion) the world of the dead; "he didn't want to go to hell when he died" [syn: Hell, Hades, infernal region, netherworld, Scheol, underworld]
Etymology 1cognate with hell
Adjectivenow rare root form of helder 'bright'
- defn Dutch
Etymology 3cognate with hall
- hall, frozen spot
otheruses HEL Hel may refer to:
Modern popular culture
- Club Hel (The Matrix), a location in the Matrix series.
- Hel (band), a Swedish viking rock band.
hel in Danish: Hel
hel in German: Hel
hel in Italian: HEL
hel in Hebrew: הל (פירושונים)
hel in Dutch: Hel
hel in Japanese: 地獄
hel in Norwegian: Hel
hel in Polish: Hel (ujednoznacznienie)