Kraist

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Marshallese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Christ, from Old English Crist, from Latin Christus, from Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED Phonemes: {kirahyij}
  • IPA Phonemes: /kɨrˠaɰjɨtʲ/
  • IPA Articulation: [kɯrˠɑɑ̯i̯itʲ]

Proper noun[edit]

Kraist

  1. Christ.

Usage notes[edit]

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