Meaning of ICHTHUS in English

ˈikthəs noun

also ich·thys -thə̇s

( -es )

Etymology: Greek ichthys fish; akin to Armenian jukn fish, Lithuanian žuvis, Old Prussian suckis

: a representation of a fish used in ancient times as a pagan fertility talisman or amulet or as a Christian symbol for the Greek word ichthys interpreted as an acrostic in which the Greek letters are the initials of the words I ēsous Ch ristos th eou h y ios s ōtēr meaning Jesus Christ Son of God Savior

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