A stylized representation of a fish, used as a Christian symbol
Origin: From ἰχθύς, which served as an acronym for Ἰησοῦς Χριστός θεοῦ υἱός σωτήρ.
same as Ichthus
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. 'ichqy`s a fish.]
Ichthys, from the Koine Greek word for fish: ἰχθύς, is a symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs, the ends of the right side extending beyond the meeting point so as to resemble the profile of a fish, used by early Christians as a secret Christian symbol and now known colloquially as the "sign of the fish" or the "Jesus fish."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ik′this, n. an emblem or motto (ΙΧΘΥΣ) supposed to have a mystical connection with Jesus Christ, being the first letters of the Greek words meaning 'Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour.'
The numerical value of ichthys in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ichthys in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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