Appendix:Proto-Italic/djous

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This entry contains Proto-Italic 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-Italic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dyew-.

Noun[edit]

*djous m

  1. day, sky
  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.

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