AskDefine | Define Wotan

Dictionary Definition

Wotan n : supreme Teutonic god; counterpart of Norse Odin and Anglo-Saxon Woden

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German

Etymology

From the Middle High German Wodan, from Old High German Wotan, from Proto-Germanic wōdono (raging, inspired), from reconstructed Proto-Indo-European wat-, "to inspire".

Proper noun

Wotan
  1. A deity of the old Germanic religion, and of modern German reconstructions of this religion. See Odin.

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