Christus

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See also: christus

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin Christus, from Koine Greek Χριστός (Khristós), calque of Biblical Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkrɪs.tʏs/
  • (some orthodox Protestants and Orthodox Christians) IPA(key): /ˈxrɪs.tʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Chris‧tus

Proper noun[edit]

Christus m

  1. (Christianity) Christ, Messiah (Christian title for Jesus of Nazareth)

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: Christus
  • Negerhollands: Christus
  • Caribbean Javanese: Kristes, Kristus

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Christus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Christus m (proper noun, strong, genitive Christi or Christus or Christus')

  1. Christ (the messiah who was named Jesus)

Declension[edit]

Latinate declension

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Further reading[edit]

  • Christus” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Χρῑστός (Khrīstós), proper noun use of χρῑστός (khrīstós, the anointed one), a calque of Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ(māšīaḥ, anointed) and Aramaic ܡܫܺܝܚܳܐ(m'šīḥāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Chrīstus m sg (genitive Chrīstī); second declension

  1. (Christianity) Christ (Jesus)
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Marcus 1:1
      initium evangelii Jesu Christi Filii Dei
      "The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God"

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular
Nominative Chrīstus
Genitive Chrīstī
Dative Chrīstō
Accusative Chrīstum
Ablative Chrīstō
Vocative Chrīste

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Christus, from Latin Christus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Christus

  1. Christ (Jesus)