See also: þeod-

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þeudō, from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂. Cognate with Old Saxon thioda, Old High German diota, Old Norse þjóð, Gothic 𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰(þiuda). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish túath, Lithuanian tauta.

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NounEdit

þēod f ‎(nominative plural þēoda)

  1. people, tribe, nation, race
  2. homeland, native country
  3. (plural) people, population, gentiles

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