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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒiːzjuː

Definition of Jesu in English:

Archaic form of Jesus.


Middle English: from Old French. Jesus became the usual spelling in the 16th century, but Jesu was often retained in translations of the Bible, reflecting Latin vocative use.

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