God

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See also: god, gød, gód, and Gód

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Michaelangelo: The Creation

Etymology[edit]

See god.

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God (usually uncountable, plural Gods)

  1. The single deity of various monotheistic religions.
    Dawn believes in God, but Willow believes in multiple gods and goddesses.
  2. The single male deity of various bitheistic or duotheistic religions.
  3. An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force.
  4. creator of the universe (as in deism).
  5. The (personification of the) laws of nature.

Usage notes[edit]

God is often referred to by masculine pronouns, not necessarily implying that the speaker believes God to be male. God is also sometimes referred to by pronouns that begin with a capital letter, as a sign of respect, in many languages written in Latin script. In English, these include He, Him, His and Himself. Although the forms god, he, him, and himself are perfectly acceptable. Many Jews follow a prohibition in their tradition against using this term and other equivalents in writing (see G-d).

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch God.

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God

  1. God

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See god.

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God m

  1. God
    God, neem me mee naar een plek hier ver vandaan. -- Kempi & Willy - Hier Ver Vandaan 2009 [1]
    Oh, mijn God - Oh my god

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English God

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God

  1. God (Abrahamic monotheistic deity)
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:2 (translation here):
      Tudak i karamapim bikpela wara na spirit bilong God i go i kam antap long en.


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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See god.

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God

  1. God