See also: guy, guth, Guy, GUY, guð, Guð, and Guy.

Gothic edit

Romanization edit


  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐌿𐌸

Old English edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *gunþi, from Proto-Germanic *gunþiz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰéntis (killing, blow). Shifted into the ō-stems at some point before i-umlaut; the inherited form *gȳþ occurs as the final element of names.

Germanic cognates include Old Norse gunnr ~ guðr. Old Saxon gūđ- and Old High German gund- appear in compounds.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gūþ f

  1. (poetic) battle, combat

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Old Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *gudą (god), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰutós.

Compare Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Old English god, Old High German and Old Dutch got, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌸 (guþ).

Noun edit

guþ m or n

  1. (Christianity) God m
  2. (paganism) god, deity n

Declension edit