Tíw
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Tíw
Tíg, Tí, es; m. I. the god Tiw, a Teutonic deity to whom amongst the Latin gods Mars most nearly corresponded Tiig Mars, Martis, Txts. 77, 1293. Tíg, Wrt. Voc. ii. 55, 56. Tuu (Tíw?), 58, 40. Ðone Syxtum nédde Decius se cásere Tíges (Martis) deófolgylde, Shrn. 114, 9. ¶ The word occurs oftenest in the connection in which it remains—in the name of one of the days :-- On Tíwes-dæg tertia feria, R. Ben. 38, 6; R. Ben. Interl. 49, 14: Wulfst. 180, 25. On Tíwes-niht, Lchdm. iii. 146, 23. II. one form of the name of the Runic T; Ti is given as the name of the symbol RUNE in some alphabets, see Kemble on Anglo-Saxon Runes in Archæologia, vol. 28, pp. 338, 339. The word is probably to be recognized in the form tyz, which is given as the name of the Gothic T in the Vienna MS. containing a Gothic alphabet, and from it a Gothic Tius may be inferred. O. H. Ger. Ziu(-o) the name of a god (preserved in M. H. Ger. Zies-tag), the name of a letter: Icel. Týr the name of a god (kept in Týs-dagr), name ofa rune. See Grmm. D. M. c. ix.] v. Tír.
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