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English

Michaelangelo: The Creation

Etymology

From Middle English, from the Old English god (supreme being, deity), from Old High German got (a rank of deity), from the Proto-Germanic *ǥuđan, from the Proto-Indo-European *ǵhuto- (meaning that which is invoked), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵhau- (meaning to call, to invoke) or *ǵheu- (to pour). Not related to the word good.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
God

Plural
-

God

  1. The single god of various monotheistic religions.
  2. The single male god of various duotheistic religions.
  3. An impersonal and universal spiritual presence or force.
  4. An omnipotent being, creator of the universe (as in deism).

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Proper noun

God

  1. God

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West Frisian

Proper noun

God

  1. God

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