We can't have 'Christ' and words from that in Anglish, it is a Greek Word.
Christ Online Etymology Dictionary
O.E. crist, from L. Christus, from Gk. khristos "the anointed" (translation of Heb. mashiah, see messiah), from khriein "to rub, anoint," title given to Jesus of Nazareth. The L. term drove out O.E. hæland "healer" as the preferred descriptive term for Jesus. A title, treated as a proper name in O.E., but not regularly capitalized until 17c.
SOED also gives OE etymology for Christ, Christen, Christendom What is your view? Regards Sholto 10:27, 29 May 2008 (UTC)
What word did the folk during the dark ages in England use instead of Christ?
Would Smeared be a good word for Christ?
- "Besmeared" would be more gramatically accurate.
- On that note, should he be called "Jesus" either, since the name technically translates to Joshua? I'm thinking "Joshua the Healer," given the provided context above; other options are "Joshua the Cleansed" (as in cleansed of sin) or "Joshua the Holy" (as per O.E., 'holy' can mean 'consecrated,' which is the purpose of religious anointment). 184.108.40.206 06:06, February 24, 2014 (UTC)