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proper noun 
  1. The single god of various monotheistic religions.
  2. The single male god of various duotheistic religions.
  3. An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force.
  4. An omnipotent being, creator of the universe (as in deism).
Translations: 
  • Dutch: God
  • French: Dieu
  • German: Gott
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: Dio
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: Dios
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
  • huto- (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.



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noun 
  1. A supernatural, typically immortal being with superior powers.
  2. A deity personification, personifying or in charge of a specific matter.
w:Poseidon, Poseidon was the Greek of the sea.
  1. A male deity.
    • (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.
      1. A supreme being; God, typically in some particular view or aspect.
      2. An idol or representation of a deity.
      3. Something or someone particularly revered, worshiped, idealized, admired, or followed.
      4. A person in a high position of authority; a powerful ruler or tyrant.
      5. An exceedingly handsome man.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: god(nl)m
  • French: dieu(fr)m
  • German: Gott , Gí¶ttin , Gottheit , Gí¶tter
  • Italian: dio(it)m
  • Spanish: dios(es)m
Etymology: From , from (term, god, lang=ang, , supreme being, deity), (OHG.) (term, got, lang=goh) (a rank of deity), both from the
  • (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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