From Old Norse guð, from Proto-Germanic *gudą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰuto-.
- a god (of polytheistic religions)
- 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.
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).
guð m, n
- God m (christianity)
- god, deity n (paganism)