Ketzer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ketzer, kether, from Medieval Latin Cathari, from Byzantine Greek Καθαροί (Katharoí), substantive form of Ancient Greek καθαρός (katharós, pure). Doublet of Katharer. See English Cathar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛ.tsɐ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Ketzer m (strong, genitive Ketzers, plural Ketzer, feminine Ketzerin)

  1. (Christianity) heretic (male or of unspecified gender)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ketzer” in Duden online
  • Ketzer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache