Creest

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Creest m

  1. Christ
    Ta mish dty heshey harvaant ayns Yeesey Creest.
    I am your fellow servant in Jesus Christ.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Creest Chreest Greest
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Críst” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.