𒋼𒂊𒋫𒀭

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Hittite[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰéh₁i-to-m (“that what is suckled”), derivation of the root *dʰeh₁(y)- (“to suck, suckle”). Anatolian cognates include Cuneiform Luwian 𒋾𒄿𒋫𒀭 (tītan-, “breast, teat”) and Lycian 𐊘𐊆𐊅𐊁𐊆𐊎𐊆 (tideime/i-, “son, child”).

Indo-European cognates include Latin fēmina (“woman”), fīlius (“son”), Sanskrit धयति (dháyati, “to suck”), Ancient Greek θῆσθαι (thêsthai, “to suck”) and Old Church Slavonic доити (doiti, “to suckle”).

Noun[edit]

𒋼𒂊𒋫𒀭 (te-e-ta-ann (nominoaccusative singular)

  1. breast, teat