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Old Irish[edit]


From Ecclesiastical Latin Christus, from Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós), proper noun use of χριστός (khristós, anointed), in translation of Hebrew משיח (māshīaχ, anointed)).


  • (nominative, accusative, and dative): IPA(key): /kʲrʲiːst/
  • (genitive and vocative): IPA(key): /kʲrʲiːsʲtʲ/

Proper noun[edit]

Críst m

  1. Christ
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, Wb. 14d26
      Is i persin Críst da·gníu-sa sin.
      It is in the person of Christ that I do that.



Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Críst Chríst Críst
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.