Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/nébʰos

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This entry contains Proto-Indo-European 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

EtymologyEdit

From *nebʰ- +‎ *-os (action noun suffix).

NounEdit

*nébʰos n

  1. cloud
  2. mist, moisture

DeclensionEdit

CommentEdit

In a number of daughters secondary development to "heaven" occurs, as sky was thought to be the dwelling place of various deities, esp. *dyḗws ph₂tḗr (sky father), the chief sky-god.

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DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 5 February 2014, at 18:37