guð

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See also: Guð and gud

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From Old Norse guð, from Proto-Germanic *gudą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰuto-.

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guð m

  1. a god (of polytheistic religions)
  2. God (of monotheistic religions); often capitalized: Guð
    • Genesis 1:31 (Icelandic Bible, New International Version)
      Og Guð leit allt, sem hann hafði gjört, og sjá, það var harla gott. Það varð kveld og það varð morgunn, hinn sjötti dagur.
      God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the sixth day.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gudą (god), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰuto-. Compare Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Old English god, Old High German and Old Dutch got, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌸 (guþ).

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guð m, n

  1. God m (christianity)
  2. god, deity n (paganism)

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