Reconstruction:Proto-Hellenic/dzéus

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This Proto-Hellenic entry contains 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-Hellenic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws.

Noun[edit]

*dzéus m

  1. sky god, Zeus

Inflection[edit]

Accusative *dzḗn, oblique stem *diw-.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: Ζεύς (Zeús), Ζήν (Zḗn) (< accusative *dyḗm)
    Cretan Greek: Τάν (Tán)
    Doric Greek: Ζάν (Zán)
    Laconian Greek: Δεύς (Deús)
    Poetic Greek: Ζήν (Zḗn)
  • Mycenaean Greek: 𐀇𐀺 (di-wo /diwos/)