Ζεύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Τὸν θεὸν καλέεται Ζεύς.

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dyew-

From Proto-Hellenic *dzeus, from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws. Cognate with Sanskrit द्यु ‎(dyú), Latin Iovis, 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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References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.