This Proto-Italic 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-Italic Edit

Etymology Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws.

Noun Edit

*djous m

  1. day, sky
    Antonym: *nokts
  2. Jupiter

Declension Edit

In the meaning "Jupiter", it was commonly reinforced with *patēr (father), giving *djous patēr. This was apparently particularly common in vocative address.

consonant stem, irregularDeclension of *djous (consonant stem, irregular)
case singular plural
nominative *djous *djowes
vocative *djou *djowes
accusative *djēm *djowens
genitive *djowes, -os *djowom
dative *djowei *djouβos
ablative *djowe? *djouβos
locative *djowe? *djouβos

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