Ζεύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Τὸν θεὸν καλέεται Ζεύς.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *dzeus, from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws. Cognate with Sanskrit द्यु(dyú), Latin Iuppiter, Old English Tīw, Hittite 𒅆𒍑(sius).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ζεύς (Zeúsm (genitive Διός); third declension

  1. Zeus
    Παῦε λέγων, μὰ τὸν Δία
    Paûe légōn, mà tòn Día
    Stop talking, by Zeus
  2. a name of the emperors of Rome
  3. referring to other gods, such as Amun, Baal, Ahura Mazda
    1. (with καταχθόνιος(katakhthónios) or χθόνιος(khthónios)) = Hades

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