Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/dus-

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This Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-European[edit]

Prefix[edit]

*dus-[1]

  1. bad
    Antonym: *h₁su-

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • (perhaps) Armenian:
    • Old Armenian տ- (t-)
  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Proto-Slavic: *dъždžь (rainstorm, rain) (< *dus-dyu- (bad sky), from *dyu- (sky, day))
  • Proto-Celtic: *dus-
    • Brythonic:
      • Middle Welsh: dy-
    • Goidelic:
  • Proto-Germanic: *tuz- (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Hellenic: *dus-
  • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *duš- (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[1], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN