Χριστός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From χρῑστός (khrīstós, the anointed one); a semantic loan from Biblical Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (mašīaḥ).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰriːs.tós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /kʰrisˈtos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /xrisˈtos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /xrisˈtos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /xrisˈtos/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Χρῑστός (Khrīstósm (genitive Χρῑστοῦ); second declension

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

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    Χριστός (Christósm

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

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