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Tiu

[tee-oo]
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noun
  1. an English god of the sky and of war, the equivalent of Tyr in Scandinavian mythology.

Origin of Tiu

variant of Old English Tiw god of war. See Tuesday
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Examples from the Web for tiu

Historical Examples

  • The Icelandic form is tiu, and, like δέκα, is without the -n (or -m).

    The English Language

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Thus, tiu is the root-idea of "loss," "to lose," and puts it into the past tense.

    China and the Chinese

    Herbert Allen Giles

  • You also can sleep with the lady Tiu and for Shabaka a tent is provided.

    The Ancient Allan

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Do not use da before definite words like la, tiu, numbers, or pronouns.

  • Tiu ĉi libro havas sesdek paĝojn; tial, se mi legos en ĉiu tago po dek kvin paĝoj, mi finos la tutan libron en kvar tagoj.


British Dictionary definitions for tiu

Tiu

noun
  1. (in Anglo-Saxon mythology) the god of war and the skyNorse counterpart: Tyr
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