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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: 
  • Dutch: christen
  • French: chrétien , chrétienne
  • German: Christ , Christin
  • Italian: cristiano , cristiana
  • Spanish: cristiano , cristiana
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) found in England since the twelfth century.
  2. (given name, female) of medieval usage, rare today.
Translations: 
  • German: Christian
  • Italian: Cristiano
  • Spanish: Cristií¡n
adjective 
  1. (context, not comparable) Of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians.
  2. Kind, charitable.
That's very of you.
To non-Christians, this may be an offensive usage (similarly, see the offensive usage of Jew)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: christelijk
  • German: christlich
  • Italian: cristiano
Etymology: From w:Latin, Latin ChrÄstus, from w:Ancient Greek, Ancient Greek , noun use of , khristos meaning anointed. The word Christian is first used in Antioch, according to Acts xi.25-26.


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