Nazaräer

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from the Ancient Greek Ναζωραῖος (Nazōraîos), but respelt to preserve the HebrewAramaic root נזר‎ / נזר‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /natsəˈʁeːəʁ/, [natsəˈʁeːɐ]
  • Hyphenation: Na‧za‧rä‧er

Proper noun[edit]

Nazaräer m (genitive Nazaräers)

  1. an epithet of Jesus

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Noun[edit]

Nazaräer m (genitive Nazaräers, plural Nazaräer, female Nazaräerin)

  1. Nazarene (an early-first-millennium term for a Christian)
  2. Nazarene (a member of an early sect of Judaeo-Christians, who regarded Jesus as the Messiah, but who continued to observe the Law of Moses and who rejected the canonical gospels in favour of the Gospel of the Hebrews)

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