dievas

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *deiwas (compare Latvian dievs, Old Prussian dēiwas), from Proto-Indo-European *deywós. Cognate to Latin deus and Sanskrit देव (devá).

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Noun[edit]

diẽvas m (plural dievaĩ, feminine deĩvė) stress pattern 4

  1. (religion, mythology) a god

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *tievδës, *tievës.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtie̯vas/

Adjective[edit]

dievas (comparative dievvasit, superlative dievvaseamọs)

  1. full
  2. complete

Inflection[edit]

Odd, vv-v gradation
Attributive dievas
Nominative dievas
Genitive dievvasa
Attributive dievas
Singular Plural
Nominative dievas dievvasat
Accusative dievvasa dievvasiid
Genitive dievvasa dievvasiid
Illative dievvasii dievvasiidda
Locative dievvasis dievvasiin
Comitative dievvasiin dievvasiiguin
Essive dievasin

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Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland