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noun [C]  us   /ɡɑd/ (female goddess,  /ˈɡɑd·əs/ )
a spirit or being believed to control some part of the universe or life and often worshiped for doing so, or a representation of this being: the god of war A god can also be someone who is admired a lot or too much: Dr. Tay is a god to me.
Translations of “god”
in Arabic إِله, رَبّ…
in Korean 신…
in Malaysian Tuhan…
in French Dieu, dieu, déesse…
in Turkish tanrı…
in Italian dio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神靈, (主宰某個領域的)神, 神像…
in Russian бог, божество…
in Polish bóg…
in Vietnamese Chúa, các vị thần…
in Spanish Dios, dios, diosa…
in Portuguese deus…
in Thai พระเจ้า, เทพเจ้า…
in German der Gott, die Gottheit…
in Catalan déu…
in Japanese (多神教の)神, (特に)男神…
in Indonesian Tuhan, dewa, dewi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 神灵, (主宰某个领域的)神, 神像…
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