how to pronounce christian


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the above transcription of christian is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

christian is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of christian in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… court and saying I'm Christian so I …”

meanings of christian


  1. A European.
  2. A believer in Christianity.
  3. An individual who seeks to live his or her life according to the principles and values taught by Jesus Christ.


  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek of medieval usage, rare today.
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek found in England since the twelfth century.
  3. A patronymic surname​.


  1. Kind, charitable; moral; a term of approbation.
  2. Of, like or relating to Jesus Christ.
  3. Of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians.

christian frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word christian occurs in english on average 86.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics christian can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that christian can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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