crisma

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See also: crismá

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin chrisma, from Ancient Greek χρῖσμα (khrîsma).

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Noun[edit]

crisma m (plural crismi)

  1. chrism

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin chrisma, from Ancient Greek χρῖσμα (khrîsma).

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Noun[edit]

crisma f or m (less common) (plural crismas)

  1. (Christianity) confirmation (sacrament of sealing one’s adhesion to the doctrine)
    Synonyms: confirmação
  2. rechristening (a ceremonial change of name or designation)

Noun[edit]

crisma m (plural crismas)

  1. (Christianity) chrism (holy oil used in certain ceremonies)

Verb[edit]

crisma

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of crismar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of crismar

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin chrisma, from Ancient Greek χρῖσμα (khrîsma, anointing), from χρίω (khríō, I anoint), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrēy- (to smear).

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Noun[edit]

crisma m, f (plural crismas)

  1. chrism
    • 1998, Dennis C. Smolarski, Los Sacramentos. Principios y práctica litúrgica, tr. by Ignacio Marqués of Sacred Mysteries. Sacramental Principles and Liturgical Practice, Centre de Pastoral Litúrgica (publ.,1st ed.), page 80.
      Todo esto se hacía para impedir que manos no consagradas tocaran el crisma sagrado. Esta reverencia exagerada hacia el crisma raya con la superstición y es anacrónica, cuando es ya práctica común entre la gente el recibir la comunión en la mano.
  2. (colloquial) noggin, block, nut (head)
    • 2013, Pedro Urvi, Conflicto: El enigma de los Ilenios II, self-published, ISBN 1301064696, unnumbered page.
      Al grandullón le encantaba la acción. No podía esperar para meterse en algún lío y repartir mamporros o romper crismas, como él mismo solía decir.

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