נוצרי

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From נָצְרַת‎(nats'rat, Nazareth) +‎ ־ִי(), the city of Jesus' origin, and thus the Hebrew term to identify Christians. Compare Classical Syriac ܢܵܨܪܵܝܵܐ(nāṣrāyā) and Arabic نَصْرَانِيّ(naṣrāniyy).

Noun[edit]

נוֹצְרִי (nots'rím (plural indefinite נוֹצְרִיִּים‎, feminine counterpart נוֹצְרִית‎)

  1. Christian

Adjective[edit]

נוֹצְרִי (nots'rí) (feminine נוֹצְרִית‎, masculine plural נוֹצְרִיִּים‎, feminine plural נוֹצְרִיּוֹת‎)

  1. Christian, having to do with Christians or Christianity