Tiw

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dyew-

Borrowing 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]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dyew-

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

Proto-Germanic cognate with Old Norse Týr, Old Frisian Tii, Old High German Zīo, Gothic 𐍄𐌴𐌹𐍅𐍃.

Proto-Indo-European cognate with Ancient Greek Ζεύς ‎(Zeús), Latin Iovis, Hittite 𒅆𒍑 ‎(sius), Proto-Slavic *divъ (Old Church Slavonic дивъ ‎(divŭ)), Sanskrit द्यु ‎(dyú).

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Proper noun[edit]

Tīw m

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  1. the Germanic god of heroic glory, identified with the Roman god Mars

Noun[edit]

Tīw m

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

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