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Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/dyew-

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Indo-EuropeanEdit

RootEdit

*dyew-[1]

  1. sky, heaven

DeclensionEdit

Hysterokinetic inflection.

  • nom. sg. dyéws
  • voc. sg. dyéw
  • acc. sg. dyḗm (from pre-PIE *dyéw-m per Stang's law)
  • ins. sg. diwéh₁
  • dat. sg. diwéy
  • abl. sg. diwés (diwós)
  • gen. sg. diwés (diwós)
  • loc. sg. dyéw(i)

Note: For the name of the deity, *ph₂tḗr is often added as an apposition, which inflects as well: nom. sg. dyéws ph₂tḗr, voc. sg. dyéw ph₂tér, acc. sg. dyḗm ph₂térm̥, etc.

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006