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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Messias, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek Μεσσίας (Messías), from Aramaic משיחא(məšīḥā), from Biblical Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ(māšîaḥ, anointed).

Proper nounEdit

Messias

  1. (obsolete) The Messiah.
    • Bible, John iv. 25
      I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ.
    • Bishop Joseph Hall
      I am not one that is suddenly and unexpectedly started forth into the world, but that very Messias who from the beginning of the world was foretold and forepromised to mankind.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Μεσσίας (Messías).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɛˈsi.ɑs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mes‧si‧as

Proper nounEdit

Messias m

  1. (Christianity) Messiah, Jesus Christ

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FinnishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Messias

  1. Synonym of Jeesus Kristus.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Messias (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative Messias
genitive Messiaan
partitive Messiasta
illative Messiaaseen
singular plural
nominative Messias
accusative nom. Messias
gen. Messiaan
genitive Messiaan
partitive Messiasta
inessive Messiaassa
elative Messiaasta
illative Messiaaseen
adessive Messiaalla
ablative Messiaalta
allative Messiaalle
essive Messiaana
translative Messiaaksi
instructive
abessive Messiaatta
comitative

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Messias, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek Μεσσίας (Messías), from Aramaic משיחא(məšīḥā), from Biblical Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ(māšîaḥ, anointed).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Messias m (genitive Messias, plural Messiasse)

  1. (Christianity) The Messiah / messiah (Jesus Christ, Jesus the Messiah, Jesus the Christ).
  2. Any other person believed or claiming to be the Messiah / messiah.
  3. (figuratively) A messiah or messiah-like figure.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Μεσσῑ́ᾱς (Messī́ās), from the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ(mashíakh, anointed”, “messiah).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Messīās m sg (genitive Messīae); first declension

  1. the Messiah, Christ

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ās), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Messīās
Genitive Messīae
Dative Messīae
Accusative Messīān
Messīam
Ablative Messīā
Vocative Messīā

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Middle EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Messias

  1. Alternative form of Messyas

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Messias, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek Μεσσίας (Messías), from Aramaic משיחא(məšīḥā), from Biblical Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ(māšîaḥ, anointed).

Proper nounEdit

Messias m

  1. (religion) Messiah (promised saviour of the Jewish people)