American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Mythology A Norse god of war, son of Odin.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Northern myth., the god of war and victory, son of Odin. He is the same as the Anglo-Saxon Tiw.
- n. Norse mythology The Norse god of war, identifiable with Tiu or Tiw. Possibly the god after whom Tuesday was named.
- abbr. biochemistry IUPAC 3-letter abbreviation of tyrosine
- n. (Norse mythology) god of war and strife and son of Odin; identified with Anglo-Saxon Tiu
- Old Norse Týr, from Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dhyeu- (“god”). Cognate to Old English Tīw. (Wiktionary)
- Old Norse Tȳr. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Norse form, with the single exception of the name Tyr, where I use the form which has become conventional in English.”
“For example, what is "This camp is called Tyr fil Say.”
“Tuesday color yellow is derived from Tirsdag, Tir, or Tyr, which is the name of the Norse god of war, called Tiw by the Anglo-Saxons.”
“As for that miracle which God performed on the woman's daughter, the Gospel says that God, when he performed it, was "in parte Tyri et Sidonis," for at that time the city of Sur was called Tyr, and the city of Sajetta (which I have mentioned) Sidon.”
“Athenians sent the Spartans a poor, lame schoolmaster, called Tyr-tæ´us, to lead them in battle.”
“I've included it as it has underneath some interesting comments from KernowGB aka Tyr Gwyr Gweryn.”
“This camp is called Tyr fil Say, one of the sites in south Lebanon where the Mahdi Scouts train.”
“Robinson and Rucka focus on just a few characters besides Superman -- Alura, Zod, and Alura's aide Tyr -- each of which allows them to introduce us to various social and political aspects of New Krypton.”
“With the final and third aett, Tyr's aett, we embark on a new order.”
“The other winners would be Ares from the Greek gods, his counterpart Mars from the Romans, Tyr from the Norse gods, Huitzilopochtli from the Aztecs, Ogoun from several African pantheons, Hachiman from the Japanese, Guan Yu from the Chinese and so on.”
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