криж

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin crux.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кри̑ж m (Latin spelling krȋž)

  1. (Croatia, Bosnia) cross, crucifix (also figuratively)

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Usage notes[edit]

This word, in religious context, is used mainly by Catholic Christians, and consequently generally more common among Croats than Serbs. Orthodoxs (and Serbs generally) tend to prefer the term кр̏ст.

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