Cơ đốc

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristos, anointed); then via Latin Christus; through Sinitic with the characters for sound (sound of Chinese pronunciation in Zhaoqing district, Guangdong Province c.1584), with no relation to meaning of characters; then from Sino-Vietnamese (Hán-Việt) transmitted to Vietnam as + đốc, Cơ đốc (also Cơ Đốc).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kəːɰ˧˧ ˀɗɜwʔk͡p̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kəːɰ˧˧ ˀɗɜwʔk͡p̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kəːɰ˧˥ ˀɗɜwʔk͡p̚˦ˀ˥/

Proper noun[edit]

đốc

  1. Christ

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