ईसाई

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عِيسَى(ʿīsā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ईसाई (īsāīm, f

  1. (Islam) Christian

Adjective[edit]

ईसाई (īsāī)

  1. Christian
  2. Pertaining to Christianity

Usage notes[edit]

  • मसीही (masīhī) is the preferred Christian term. The Standard Hindi, non-Christian usage is ईसाई (īsāī), literally meaning "Jesuite" and deriving from the Qur'anic name of Jesus, عِيسَى(ʿīsā).

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