Putting The X in X-Mas

Meaning of X in X-mas

Christmas is often abbreviated many ways as “X-mas”, but do you know what that letter X actually means?

The letter X in “X-mas” actually stands for the letter “Chi” in Greek, which looks like the letter X in the modern day Roman alphabet.

“Chi” is also an abbreviation for the word “Christos” which means “Christ” in Greek.

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