Cơ đốc

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós, 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).

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đốc

  1. Christ

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