Usage Indonesian (Rare)
Pronounced Pron. /xris.ˈman.ʃah/, khrees-MAN-shah
Other Forms FormsChris Mansyah
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Contributor Contrib.micejerry on 11/10/2018
In the case of Indonesian singer Chrismansyah "Chrisye" Rahadi (1949-2007), who was born as Christian Rahadi, it is composed of the first part of his birth name, Chris- combined with the Indonesian suffix -syah derived from the Persian title شاه (šâh). Chrisye changed his name in 1982 when he formally converted from Christianity to Islam.