evangelisch

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

evangelisch (not comparable)

  1. evangelical

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of evangelisch
uninflected evangelisch
inflected evangelische
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial evangelisch
indefinite m./f. sing. evangelische
n. sing. evangelisch
plural evangelische
definite evangelische
partitive evangelisch

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛvaŋˈɡeːlɪʃ/, /ˌɛfaŋ-/
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Adjective[edit]

evangelisch (comparative evangelischer, superlative am evangelischsten)

  1. (Christianity) evangelical (pertaining to the gospel)
  2. (Christianity, Protestantism) Lutheran
  3. (Christianity, Protestantism) pertaining to “orthodoxProtestantism in continental Europe, including the Lutheran, Calvinist (“Reformed”) and Lutheran-Calvinist (“United”) churches

Usage notes[edit]

  • The German adjective does not refer to the contemporary, US-based Protestant movement, for which see evangelikal.
  • The best English translation for sense 3 is probably just “Protestant”, even if this latter is somewhat imprecise.

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