Críost

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Críst, from Latin Christus, from Ancient Greek Χριστός (Khristós), proper noun use of χριστός (khristós, anointed), in translation of Biblical Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ (māšîaḥ, anointed)).

Proper noun[edit]

Críost m (genitive Chríost)

  1. Christ

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Críost Chríost gCríost
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "Críost" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Críst” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.