See also: lutheran
Luther is from an Old High German given name, from liut (“people”) + heri (“army”) (from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (“army; commander, warrior”), from Proto-Indo-European *kóryos (“war; troops”), from *ker- (“army”)).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈluːθəɹ(ə)n/, /ˈluːθɹ(ə)n/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈluθəɹən/, /ˈluθɹən/
Audio (GA) (file)
- Hyphenation: Lu‧ther‧an
- (Christianity) Of or pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546) or his followers, or the Lutheran church.
A Lutheran understanding of the Lord’s Supper is not the same as that of other denominations.
pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church
Lutheran (plural Lutherans)
- (Christianity) A member of any of the Christian churches which identify with the theology of Martin Luther.
The split between the Lutherans and the Roman Catholics began with the Edict of Worms in 1521.
member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther