Iesus

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Latin[edit]

Imāgō Iēsū in Sancta Sophia. (Image of Jesus in Hagia Sophia)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἰησοῦς (Iēsoûs), from Hebrew ישוע (yeshúa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Iēsus m (genitive Iēsū); fourth declension, irregular

  1. Jesus
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Marcus 1:1
      initium evangelii Iesu Christi Filii Dei
      "The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God"

Inflection[edit]

Highly irregular, but often considered to belong to the fourth declension.

Number Singular
nominative Iēsus
genitive Iēsū
dative Iēsū
accusative Iēsum
ablative Iēsū
vocative Iēsū

Descendants[edit]