Χριστός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From χριστός(khristós, the anointed one); a calque of Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ(mashíaḥ).

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Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ι by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

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Χρῑστός (Khrīstósm (genitive χριστοῦ); second declension

  1. Messiah or Christ, an epithet of Jesus of Nazareth

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Proper noun[edit]

Χριστός (Christósm

  1. (Christianity) Jesus Christ (the Messiah named Jesus)

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