This Proto-Hellenic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Hellenic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws.

Proper noun edit

*Dzéus m

  1. sky god, Zeus

Inflection edit

Accusative *dzḗn, oblique stem *diw-.

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Descendants edit

  • Ancient Greek: Ζεύς (Zeús), Ζήν (Zḗn) (< accusative *dyḗm)
    Cretan Greek: Τάν (Tán)
    Doric Greek: Ζάν (Zán)
    Laconian Greek: Δεύς (Deús)
    Poetic Greek: Ζήν (Zḗn)
    • Greek: Ζευς (Zefs), Δίας (Días)
    • English: Zeus
    • Old East Slavic: Дый (Dyj, Zeus) (← oblique stem) (possibly)