Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-Aryan/dayśás

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This Proto-Indo-Aryan 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-AryanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dayćás, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to point out).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*dayśás m

  1. point, region, part
  2. country, province

DescendantsEdit

  • Sanskrit: देश (deśá) (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “dēśá”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press