Tiu

noun
\ ˈtē-(ˌ)ü How to pronounce Tiu (audio) \

Definition of Tiu

: an ancient Germanic god of war identified with Tyr

First Known Use of Tiu

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tiu

Old English Tīw — more at deity

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