Complete Definition of "Christ"

English

rank|speaking|circumstances|sitting|787|Christ|begin|wait|laughed

Etymology
OE. crist, from L. Christus|ChrÄ«stus, from AGr. polytonic|ΧÏιÏÏÏÏ, noun use of polytonic|ÏÏιÏÏÏÏ âanointedâ, in translation of Hebrew HEchar|×ש×× mÄshÄ«aÏ âanointedâ (see messiah).

Pronunciation
AHD|krīst
IPA|/kraɪst/
SAMPA|/"kraIst/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪst|-aɪst

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. Judaism The âLord's anointed oneâ or messiah predicted in Jewish prophecy.

#:For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. (Matthew 24:24)

  1. Christianity italbrac|literally The title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as fulfilling messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.

Translations
trans-top|the messiah who was named Jesus
Arabic: ARchar|اÙÙسÙØ­ (al-masīħ) m
Bosnian: Hrist m, Hristos m
Chinese: åºç£ (jÄ« dÅ«)
Czech: Kristus m
Dutch: Christus m
Esperanto: Kristo
Finnish: Kristus
French: Christ m
Greek: ΧÏιÏÏÏÏ m
Greek, Ancient: ÏÏιÏÏÏÏ m
Italian: Cristo m
Japanese: ã­ãªã¹ã (Kirisuto)
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Latin: Christus m
Maltese: Kristu m
Polish: Chrystus m
Romanian: Hristos
Russian: Ð¥ÑиÑÑÐ¾Ñ (Xristós) m
Scottish Gaelic: Criosda
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: Ð¥ÑиÑÑ, Ð¥ÑиÑÑÐ¾Ñ m
:Roman: Hrist, Hristos m
Slovak: Kristus m
Slovene: Kristus m
Slovene: Jesucristo m, Cristo m
Swedish: (Jesus Kristus|Jesus) Kristus
Welsh: Crist, Iesu Grist
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Related terms
Jesus
God
christen
christening
Christian
Christianity
Christmas
antichrist
Body of Christ

Noun
en-noun

  1. art A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ.

Translations
trans-top|A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ
Italian: Cristo m
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Interjection
en-intj

  1. An expletive, whose use is considered blasphemous in some Christian sects.

Synonyms
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italbrac|expletive: God, Jesus Christ


French

Pronunciation
IPA|/krist/
:Jésus-Christ: IPA|/Êezykri/ (Catholic), IPA|/Êezykrist/ (Protestant)

Proper noun
Christ (Catholic) , le Christ (Protestant) m

  1. Christ

Related terms
chrétien
chrétienté
christianiser
christianisme


German
Noun
de-noun-m|genitiveChristen|pluralChristen

  1. a Christian (male) (female=Christin)

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