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Christ

Pronunciation: /kraɪst/

Translation of Christ in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] Cristo (before noun/delante del nombre) the Christ child el niño Jesús
    Example sentences
    • Many seem to feel that one way to put Christ back into Christmas is by displaying a Nativity scene.
    • So Christ exercises his gentleness by the power of the Spirit working in the lives of fallen people.
    • To make sense as a concept, the Christ has to be an Everyman, a man without qualities.
    1.2 (as interjection/como interjección) [colloquial/familiar] ¡Jesús! [colloquial/familiar] for Christ's sake! ¡por amor de Dios!

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