God

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God is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
go - God - good
See also god

Pronunciation[change]

Proper noun[change]

Proper noun
God

An artist's idea of the God in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
  1. God is the single god of a religion.
    In Hinduism, the followers believe in numerous gods. In Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, the followers believe in only one God.
  2. God is the maker of the earth and of everything, according to certain religions and mythologies. Many of these religions also believe that God has an endless amount of power, kindness, and knowledge.
    Christians believe that God created the world in seven days.

Usage[change]

Capital letter
God normally has a capital letter at the start if there is only one God (God has a capital letter because it is used like a person's name). When talking about several gods, a small (lowercase) letter starts the word.
Ancient Greeks believed in many gods, but Jews believe that there is only one God.
God and Goddess
God can be either male or female, but when talking about a female god, then the term goddess is often used instead.

Interjection[change]

Interjection
God

  1. "God" is used when a person is surprised. Some people do not like to use this phrase, as they think this is blasphemy (an insult to God).
    Oh God, not that again!

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