evangelisch

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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]

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evangelisch ‎(comparative evangelischer, superlative am evangelischsten)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • The German adjective does not refer to the contemporary, originally American, 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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