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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dyā́wṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dyā́wš, from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws (sky, heaven). Cognate with Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús), Latin diēs, Hittite 𒅆𒍑 (sius).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪jú/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /d̪ju/
  • NounEdit

    द्यु (dyúm

    1. heaven, the sky
    2. day
    3. brightness, sheen, glow
    4. fire

    DeclensionEdit

    Declension of द्यु
    Nom. sg. द्यौः (dyauḥ)
    Gen. sg. दिवः, द्योः (divaḥ, dyoḥ)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative द्यौः (dyauḥ) द्यावः, दिवः (dyāvaḥ, divaḥ)
    Vocative द्यौः (dyauḥ)
    Accusative द्यां, दिवम् (dyāṃ, divam) द्यून्, दिवः (dyūn, divaḥ)
    Instrumental दिवा (divā) द्युभिः (dyubhiḥ)
    Dative दिवे, द्यवे (dive, dyave)
    Ablative दिवः (divaḥ)
    Genitive दिवः, द्योः (divaḥ, dyoḥ)
    Locative दिवि, द्यवि (divi, dyavi) द्यावा (dyāvā)

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