Common Germanic deities

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The airticle leets gods and goddesses (Ansewez, Wanizaz) that mey be reconstructit for Proto-Germanic or Common Germanic Migration period paganism, or that feegur in baith Wast an North Germanic meethologie.

Deities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Goddesses
  • Fraujō, dauchter o Njǫrðr, Norse Freyja, Auld Heich German Frouwa, Auld Inglis frēo meanin "lady", cf. Gothic Fráujo "lady, mistress", German "Frau", Swadish, Dens an Norse "Fru."
  • Fullō, goddess—or *Fullaz, god—o riches, plenty. Corresponds tae Norse Fulla.
  • Wurdiz, "fate", Norse Urðr (Urd, Urth), Auld Inglis Wyrd.
  • Sōwilō, the Sun, Norse Sól, Auld Inglis Sunne, Auld Heich German Sunna.
Gods
  • Wōdanaz, "laird o poetic/mantic inspiration", "Germanic Mercury", Norse Óðinn (eften Anglicized Odin or, especially in aulder texts, Othin), Auld Inglis Wōden, Auld Heich German Wuotan.
  • Þunraz, "thunner", "Germanic Jupiter", Norse Þórr (Thor), Wast Germanic Donar, Auld Inglis Þunor.
  • Teiwaz, god o war an possibly early sky god, "Germanic Mars", Norse Týr an possibly Tir, Auld Inglis Tiw, Auld Heich German Ziu, conteenas Indo-European Dyeus.
  • Ermunaz, Saxon god (speculative, based on Nennius' Armenon). The word means "strong" or "exalted" (Auld Heich German ermen, Auld Norse jǫrmaun or jörmun, Auld Inglis Eormen).
  • Wulþuz, "glorious ane", possibly oreeginally an epitheton, mentioned on the Thorsberg chape, conteenad in Norse Ullr.
  • Ingwaz or Inguz, identifee'd wi the god addressed as fraujaz "laird" (Auld Heich German frô, Gothic frauja, Auld Inglis frēa, Auld Norse freyr)