This Proto-Indo-Iranian 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-Indo-Iranian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰyés (yesterday).

Adverb edit


  1. yesterday

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *źʰyás
  • Proto-Iranian: *jyáh
    • Central Iranian:
    • Southwestern Iranian:
      • Old Persian: 𐎮𐎹𐎣 (di-ya-ka /⁠diyaka⁠/)
        • Middle Persian:

References edit

  1. ^ Lipp, Reiner (2009) Die indogermanischen und einzelsprachlichen Palatale im Indoiranischen: Neurekonstruktion, Nuristan-Sprachen, Genese der indoarischen Retroflexe, Indoarisch von Mitanni (Indogermanische Bibliothek; 3) (in German), volume 1, Heidelberg: Winter, page 347:urindoiran. *ǰʰ(i)i̯ás