Incarnation incarnation 1297, "embodiment of God in the person of Christ," from O.Fr. incarnation (12c.), from L.L. incarnationem (nom. incarnatio), "act of being made flesh" (used by Church writers esp. of God in Christ), from L. incarnatus, pp. of incarnare "to make flesh," from in- "in" + caro (gen. carnis) "flesh." http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=incarnation Dutch incarnatie, French incarnation, German Inkarnation, Italian incarnazione, Norwegian inkarnasjon, Spanish encarnacion, Swedish inkarnation http://www.myetymology.com/english/incarnation.html

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