Complete Definition of "Christian"

English

rank|started|respect|that's|744|Christian|food|trying|states

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËkɹɪstÊÉn/
Hyphenation: Chris·tian

Etymology
From w:Latin|Latin ChrÄ«stus, from w:Ancient Greek|Ancient Greek ΧÏιÏÏÏÏ, noun use of ÏÏιÏÏÏÏ, khristos meaning anointed. The word Christian is first used in Antioch, according to Acts xi.25-26.

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|Christianity A believer in Christianity.
  2. context|Christianity An individual who seeks to live his or her life according to the principles and values taught by Jesus Christ.
Translations
trans-top|member of the Christian religion
Arabic: ARchar|ÙسÙØ­Ù (masīḥi), ARchar|ÙصراÙÙ (naá¹£rÄni)
Bosnian: hriÅ¡Äanin m, krÅ¡Äanin m, hriÅ¡Äanka f, krÅ¡Äanka f
Chinese: åºç£å¾ (jÄ«dÅ«tú)
Croatian: krÅ¡Äanin m, krÅ¡Äanka f
Czech: kÅesÅ¥an m
Dutch: christen m|f
Finnish: kristitty
French: chrétien m, chrétienne f
German: Christ m, Christin f
Greek: ÏÏιÏÏιανÏÏ (khristianos) m, ÏÏιÏÏιανή (khristiani) f
Hebrew: × ××¦×¨× (notzry) m, × ×צר×× (notzri'a) f
Hungarian: keresztény
Indonesian: Kristen
Italian: cristiano m, cristiana f
Japanese: JAchar|ã¯ãªã¹ãã£ã³ (kurisuchan), JAchar|ã­ãªã¹ãæå¾ (kirisuto kyÅto)
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Kurdish: xirîstî, file, KUchar|ÙÙâسÛØ­Û
Latin: Christianus m, Christiana f
Lithuanian: krikÅ¡Äionis m, krikÅ¡ÄionÄ f
Maltese: Kristjan m, Kristjana f, Nisrani m?, Nisranija f?
Portuguese: cristão m, cristã f
Romanian: creÅtin m, creÅtinÄ f
Russian: ÑÑиÑÑианин (khristianín) m
Scottish Gaelic: crìosdaidh m
Serbian:

Slovak: kresťan m, kresťanka f
Slovene: kristjan m, kristjanka f
Spanish: cristiano m, cristiana f
Swedish: kristen c
Thai: THchar|à¸à¸£à¸´à¸ªà¸à¹à¸¨à¸²à¸ªà¸à¸´à¸à¸à¸ (krít sàatsàníkchon)
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trans-top|someone who seeks to obey Jesus Christ
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Swedish: kristen, sann kristen
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Thai: THchar|à¸à¸£à¸´à¸ªà¹à¸à¸µà¸¢à¸ (krítdtian)

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. given name|male found in England since the twelfth century.
  2. given name|female of medieval usage, rare today.

Translations
trans-top|male given name
Danish: Christian#Danish|Christian
Finnish: Kristian
German: Christian#German|Christian
Hungarian: Krisztián, Keresztély
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Icelandic: Kristján
Italian: Cristiano
Norwegian: Kristian
Spanish: Cristián
Swedish: Kristian
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Related terms
feminine forms: Christiana, Christina, Christine

Adjective
en-adj

  1. context|not comparable Of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians.
  2. Kind, charitable.

#: That's very Christian of you.
#: To non-Christians, this may be an offensive usage (similarly, see the offensive usage of Jew)

Translations
trans-top|of, like or relating to Christianity
Bosnian: hriÅ¡Äanski m, krÅ¡Äanski m
Croatian: krÅ¡Äanski m
Czech: kÅesÅ¥anský m
Dutch: christelijk
German: christlich
Greek: ÏÏιÏÏιανικÏÏ (khristianikos)
Hebrew: × ××¦×¨× (notzry) m, × ×צר×ת (notzryt) f
Italian: cristiano
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Lithuanian: krikÅ¡ÄioniÅ¡kas m, krikÅ¡ÄioniÅ¡ka f, n
Russian: ÑÑиÑÑианÑкий
Serbian:

Slovak: kresťanský m, kresťanská f, kresťanské n
Swedish: kristen, kristlig
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trans-top|kind
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Synonyms
(kind): xian, charitable, helpful, kind, neighborly/neighbourly, sweet (informal)

Derived terms
Christian name

Related terms
Christ
Christianity
Christianize
small c Christian

See also
Catholic
fundamentalist
Jew
messiah
Mormon
Muslim
New Testament
Old Testament
Protestant

Anagrams
Christina
Irish cant
I chant, sir.
I chart sin.
Scar, I hint.

Category:Christianity


Danish

Alternative spellings
Kristian

Proper noun
Christian

  1. given name|male||da: traditionally popular in Denmark, as the name of ten ruling kings since the fifteenth century.

Related terms
variants: Carsten, Chris, Christen, Karsten, Kresten, Kristen
feminine forms: Christine, Kirstine.


German

Proper noun
Christian

  1. given name|male||de:.

Related terms
Carsten, Karsten
feminine forms: Christiane, Christina, Christine.


Norwegian

Proper noun
Christian

  1. given name|male||no:, an alternative spelling of Kristian.

Swedish

Proper noun
Christian

  1. given name|male||sv:, an alternative spelling of Kristian.

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