Talk:Common Germanic deities

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Notes[edit]

This page has no references. I am also unclear as to whether this is a list of deities FROM proto-Germanic paganism or someone's proposed list of deities FOR neo-pagan activities - I think the latter, but the wording is unclear. --Brianyoumans 03:54, 24 March 2006 (UTC)

If this page is useful (which I'm not sure it is), there should also be ASCII-ized versions of the names. --Brianyoumans 03:57, 24 March 2006 (UTC)

What do you mean, ascii-ized? This is the common spelling for reconstructed proto-germanic... 惑乱 分からん 17:11, 4 November 2006 (UTC)
Ascii means in normal type that are on English keyboards without accent marks.Goldenrowley 05:12, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

Cleaning up[edit]

1) **Lohho is the reconstructed form for Old High German. The protogermanic form should be *Lukan. But since this god is mentioned only in Norse Eddic Literature, he can not be considered as Protogermanic. 2) *Frījō is in Old Norse Frigg not Freyja, which would be *Frauwjō.

Please don´t change this article, when you are not good in the subject of Proto-Germanic language! One who knows about, may see easily, that *Lohho is an impossible form and he does not mix up Frigg with Freya etc! --Al-Qamar 16:07, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

Reference Info[edit]

A bit hard to locate this stuff in the reference works due to an inability to link directly to the entries, and it's hard to make edits without understanding the article:

प्रिय priy-á a. [√prî] dear, beloved, of (d., g., lc., —°); favourite, cherished; pleasing, agreeable; dear, expensive (very rare); fond of, prone or attached to (lc. or —°); °— of a. cpds. before a noun, fond of, devoted to; with ab. dearer than; -m, ad. agreeably, kindly; in. gladly; m. friend; lover, husband; son-in-law; n. kindness, favour, pleasing or kind act; -â, f. beloved, mistress, wife; female (of an animal). 〚http://dsal.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/romadict.pl?page=105&table=macdonell
(frija lieb) frijô Gattin. an. Frigg f. Gattin des Odin; ahd. Frija. Dazu ags. frîgedæg (an. frjâdagr), afries. frîgendei, mnd. vrîdach; ahd. frîadag, frîjetag, frîtach, mhd. frîetac, frîtac, nhd. Freitag »dies Veneris« (ags. fréo f. as. frî n. Weib von edler Abstammung gehört eher hierher als zu frîja frei, vgl. an. frî m. Geliebter, Gatte). Vgl. skr. priyá lieb, m. der Geliebte, Gatte, f. priyá die Geliebte, Gattin. (247:5; religion). 〚Page 129 of http://lexicon.ff.cuni.cz/pdf/pgmc_torp/pgmc_torp_20061216.pdf. The entries for fri and frījõn are on the preceding page. 〛

Patrickcharleshayes (talk) 05:27, 11 July 2010 (UTC)