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  1. an English god of the sky and of war, the equivalent of Tyr in Scandinavian mythology.
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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 of tiu

  • 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


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