Using your phone's internet browser
go to:
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.

When was the word GOD known to man on this earth? and in what context?

Tags: god, religion & spirituality
Asked by prem chandra tanwer, 04 Sep '12 10:56 am
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (1)


The English word for God has become a source of confusion for Christians since at least the Anglo-Saxon era. Websters New Collegiate Dictionary says that the origin of the word god comes from a Germanic word gad, pronounced as gohdt. English belongs to the Indo-European family of languages, which consists of about 100 related tongues, all descended from prehistoric language of a pastoral, bronze working, horse breeding people, the Aryans, who inhabited the steppes of Central Asia about 4500 B.C. Scholars refer to their language at this stage as proto-Indo-European, or simply Indo-European.
Answered by Psycho, 04 Sep '12 10:57 am

Report abuse
Not Useful
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining

Related Answer


The Quran is definite and clear on the question of knowledge. It claims with an absoluteness that knowledge of the manifest as well as of the hidden b..more

Answered by LIPSIKA