From Proto-Germanic *ansuz (“god”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énsus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ens- (“to engender, beget”). Cognate with Old English ōs, Old Saxon ās, Old High German ans-.
áss m (genitive ásar, plural æsir)
- (Norse mythology) one of the gods
- (Norse mythology) one of the Æsir