Christian etymology

English word Christian comes from Portuguese -ão, Portuguese Cristo (Christ (the messiah who was named Jesus).), Ancient Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Ancient Greek χρίειν, Hebrew משיח (Anointed Messiah.), Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Latin -anus, Ancient Greek Χριστιανισμός, Ancient Greek Χριστιᾱνός

Detailed word origin of Christian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ão Portuguese (por) Forms the third-person plural future indicative, from the infinitive of verbs (Brazil, slang) forms nouns, from a numeral X, meaning “X amount of money” or “a bill worth X”. (slang) forms nouns, from a numeral X divisible by ten and greater than thirty, meaning “someone in his Xs”. (somewhat, _, informal) forms the augmentative of adjectives, roughly equivalent to English quite. Forms nouns, [...]
Cristo Portuguese (por) Christ (the messiah who was named Jesus).
מָשִׁיחַ Ancient Hebrew (hbo)
χρίειν Ancient Greek (grc)
משיח Hebrew (heb) Anointed Messiah.
מָשִׁיחַ Hebrew (heb)
-anus Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to; -ian; usually indicates a relationship of position, possession, or origin.
Χριστιανισμός Ancient Greek (grc)
Χριστιᾱνός Ancient Greek (grc)
Χριστός Koine Greek (Koine)
χριστός Ancient Greek (grc)
Χριστιανός Ancient Greek (grc)
Christus Latin (lat) (Christianity) Christ (Jesus).
christianus Latin (lat)
Christian English (eng) A female given name. of medieval usage, rare today.. A male given name. found in England since the twelfth century.. A patronymic surname​. A believer in Christianity.. An individual who seeks to live his or her life according to the principles and values taught by Jesus Christ. (not comparable) Of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians.. (not comparable) Of, like or relating to [...]

Words with the same origin as Christian

Descendants of -ão
christening figure greek
Descendants of -anus
ancient certain chaplain comedian dean magician mean meaning means methane physician politician romano serene soprano sovereign trojan urban veteran villain