• synonyms


  1. Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.
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Origin of I.N.R.I.

From the Late Latin word Iēsūs Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum
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Historical Examples of inri

  • Manufacture: Carved wood, gessoed and painted, over-painted in oils; black gauze shroud over head; rosary and iNRi plaque.

    The Penitente Moradas of Abiqui

    Richard E. Ahlborn

British Dictionary definitions for inri


abbreviation for
  1. Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (the inscription placed over Christ's head during the Crucifixion)
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Word Origin for INRI

Latin: Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
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