In this article you are going to learn the correct spelling of Christmas and why Christmas is abbreviated as Xmas
May people misspell the word Christmas, we are going to correct all those misspellings of Christmas.
What is the correct spelling of Christmas?
The correct spelling of Christmas is “Christmas”.
Common misspellings of Christmas
Why is Christmas abbreviated or written as Xmas.
One of the reasons as to why Xmas is written to mean Christmas lies in the history.
The name Christ is Χριστός In Greek. In the Greek alphabet the letter χ (Chi) is the first letter in the Greek word for Christ.
During the persecution of Christians the X was used a secret signs among the Christians.
In old books Christmas was written as Xmas.
Christmas means the Mass of Christ. In old English mas of Christ is Cristes maesse.
The Greek chi (X) is used to shorten the following words.
Xmas is very common today