American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Tyr Sentence Examples
Christianity found its way into Petra in early times; Athanasius mentions a bishop of Petra (IIETp, v Tyr 'Apa(31as, ad Antioch.
TYR, the Scandinavian god of battle.
ad Demosthenem (3 vols., ib., 2 774-75); Maximus Tyr.
His name is formed from a root div, meaning " bright," which appears in other Aryan languages as a formative part of divine names, such as the Sanskrit Dydus, " sky "; Latin Diovis, Jovis, Diespiter, divus; Old English Tiw; Norse Tyr.