Etymology: From Middle English, from the Old English godOld English, god (meaning supreme being, deity), from Old High German gotOld High German, got (a rank of deity), from the Proto-Germanic uÄa-, uÄan, from the Proto-Indo-European root (meaning that which is invoked), from the PIE root hau- (meaning to call, to invoke) or heu- (to pour). Not related to the word good.
- The single god of various monotheistic religions.
- The single male god of various duotheistic religions.
- An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force.
- An omnipotent being, creator of the universe (as in deism).
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- A supernatural, typically immortal being with superior powers.
- A deity personification, personifying or in charge of a specific matter.
- w:Poseidon, Poseidon was the Greek of the sea.
- A male deity.
Etymology: From , from (term, god, lang=ang, , supreme being, deity), (OHG.) (term, got, lang=goh) (a rank of deity), both from the
- (rfdate) Chuck Palahniuk:
- : When ancient Greeks had a thought, it occurred to them as a or goddess giving an order. Apollo was telling them to be brave. Athena was telling them to fall in love.
- A supreme being; God, typically in some particular view or aspect.
- An idol or representation of a deity.
- Something or someone particularly revered, worshiped, idealized, admired, or followed.
- A person in a high position of authority; a powerful ruler or tyrant.
- An exceedingly handsome man.
- (term, , uÄa-, uÄan), from the (PIE.) participle
- (term, , huto-, that which is invoked), from the (PIE.) root
- (term, , hau-, to call, to invoke) or
- (term, , heu-, to pour). Not related to the word (term, good).
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