Open main menu

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

guþ

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐌿𐌸

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gunþiz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰéntis (killing, blow), from *gʷʰen- (hit, drive). Cognate with Old Saxon gūdea, Old High German gund- (in gundfano (war-flag)), Old Norse guðr, gunnr. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin defendere and offendere, Proto-Slavic *gъnati- (Old Church Slavonic гънати (gŭnati), Russian гнать (gnatʹ)), Avestan 𐬘𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬙𐬌(jainti, to kill), Sanskrit हन्ति (hanti, to slay), Lithuanian giñti as well as Old Irish gonaid.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gūþ f

  1. (poetic) battle, combat
    Ic geneþde fela guþa.I dared many battles.
    (Beowulf)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit