Christ

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Etymology[edit]

Old English Crist, from Latin Christus, from Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós), proper noun use of χριστός (khristós, the anointed one), calqued after Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (māšīaḥ, anointed) (whence English messiah).

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Christ

  1. The anointed one or messiah predicted in the Hebrew Bible.
  2. (Christianity) A title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as the fulfiller of the messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.

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Christ (plural Christs)

  1. (art) A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ.

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Christ

  1. An expletive.

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Use is considered blasphemous by most Christians.

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Christ m

  1. Christ

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Christ m (genitive Christen, plural Christen)

  1. a Christian (male)
    • 1888, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Der Antichrist, § 58
      Nihilist und Christ: das reimt sich, das reimt sich nicht bloss.
      Nihilist and Christian: they rhyme, and do not merely rhyme…

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Christus, from Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós), proper noun use of χριστός (khristós, the anointed one).

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Christ m

  1. (Christianity) Christ

Welsh[edit]

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Christ m

  1. aspirate mutation of Crist (Christ)

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Crist Grist Nghrist Christ