Meaning of even-Christian in English:


Pronunciation /ˌiːvnˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n/


archaic, historical
  • A fellow Christian; one's fellow Christian.


Middle English; earliest use found in Honorius Augustodunensis' Elucidarium. Cognate with, or formed similarly to, Old Frisian ivinkerstena, Middle Dutch ēvenkerstijn, Middle Low German ēvenkristen, Old High German ebanchristāni (Middle High German ebenkristen) from the Germanic base of even + the Germanic base of christen.