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Christ (kraɪst Pronunciation for Christ

Definitions

noun

  1. Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ), regarded by Christians as fulfilling Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah
  2. the Messiah or anointed one of God as the subject of Old Testament prophecies
  3. an image or picture of Christ

exclamation

  1. (taboo, slang) an oath expressing annoyance, surprise, etc

See also

Jesus

Derived Forms

ˈChristly adjective

Word Origin

Old English Crīst, from Latin Chrīstus, from Greek khristos anointed one (from khriein to anoint), translating Hebrew māshīah Messiah

Synonyms

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= Jesus Christ, Our Lord, the Galilean, the Good Shepherd, the Nazarene

Translations for 'Christ'

  • British English: ChristPronunciation for Christ Christ is one of the names of Jesus, whom Christians believe to be the son of God and whose teachings are the basis of Christianity....the teachings of Christ.kraɪst NOUN
  • Arabic: الـمَسِيحPronunciation for الـمَسِيح
  • Brazilian Portuguese: CristoPronunciation for Cristo
  • Chinese: 耶稣基督Pronunciation for 耶稣基督
  • Croatian: KristPronunciation for Krist
  • Czech: KristusPronunciation for Kristus
  • Danish: KristusPronunciation for Kristus
  • Dutch: ChristusPronunciation for Christus
  • European Spanish: CristoPronunciation for Cristo
  • Finnish: KristusPronunciation for Kristus
  • French: ChristPronunciation for Christ
  • German: ChristusPronunciation for Christus
  • Greek: ΧριστόςPronunciation for Χριστός
  • Italian: CristoPronunciation for Cristo
  • Japanese: キリストPronunciation for キリスト
  • Korean: 그리스도Pronunciation for 그리스도
  • Norwegian: KristusPronunciation for Kristus
  • Polish: ChrystusPronunciation for Chrystus
  • Portuguese: CristoPronunciation for Cristo
  • Romanian: Hristos
  • Russian: ХристосPronunciation for Христос
  • Spanish: CristoPronunciation for Cristo
  • Swedish: KristusPronunciation for Kristus
  • Thai: พระเยซูคริสต์Pronunciation for พระเยซูคริสต์
  • Turkish: İsaPronunciation for İsa
  • Ukrainian: Христос
  • Vietnamese: Chúa Giê-suPronunciation for Chúa Giê-su

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