Jisōs

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Marshallese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Jesus, from Ancient Greek Ἰησοῦς (Iēsoûs), from Hebrew ישוע (Yēšû́aʻ), a variation of יהושע (Yəhōšū́aʻ)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED Phonemes: {jiyjẹj}
  • IPA Phonemes: /tʲɨjtʲɘtʲ/
  • IPA Articulation: [tʲii̯zʲetʲ]

Proper noun[edit]

Jisōs

  1. Jesus.

Usage notes[edit]

The spelling Jisōs simulates English pronunciation. Actually pronounced the same as nativized form Jijej, per Marshallese phonotactics.