Complete Definition of "IHS"

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English

initialism
IHS

  1. w:Indian Health Service|Indian Health Service - a Federal US agency.

Latin

Etymology
The reference to Jesus Christ|Jesus is from the first three letters of Jesus' name in Greek, ÎÎΣÎΥΣ, arising perhaps circa 14th century. The interpretation as an abbreviation Iesus hominium|Hominum salvator|Salvator is apparently a later back-formation when the Greek was no longer remembered. (See w:Christogram|wikipedia Christogram.)

initialism
IHS

  1. In hoc signo (In this sign). Commonly seen on Christian churches.
  2. Iesus hominium|Hominum salvator|Salvator (Jesus Savior of Men).

Synonyms
JHS la-i-j

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