Tiw

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See also: -tiw

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old English Tīw, from Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *deywós (god).

Proper noun[edit]

Tiw

  1. The god Tyr, especially in an Anglo-Saxon context; Tiw.

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *deywós (god).

Proto-Germanic cognate with Old Norse Týr, Old Frisian Tii, Old High German Ziu, Gothic 𐍄𐌴𐌹𐍅𐍃 (teiws).

Proto-Indo-European cognate with Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús), Latin deus, Hittite 𒅆𒍑 (sius), Lithuanian diẽvas, Sanskrit द्यु (dyú).

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Proper noun[edit]

Tīw m

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  1. Tiw, the Anglo-Saxon name for Tyr
    Þā hlōgon ealle būtan Tīwe: hē forlēt his hand.
    Then everyone laughed except for Tyr: he lost his hand.

Noun[edit]

Tīw m

Tyr rune
  1. the runic character ᛏ (/t/)

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  • English: Tiw