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>From: Muke Tever <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Taxonomy of supernatural beings
>Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 18:16:12 -0400
>
>From: "Christophe Grandsire" <[log in to unmask]>
> > En réponse à Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]>:
> > > BTW, according to my textbook on the world's religions, _Tiwaz_, _Tyr_
> > > isn't
> > > cognate of, _Dyaus_, _Zeus_, _Ju(-piter)_ etc, but of *_deiwos_,
> > > _deus_,
> > > _daeva_ etc. Any IEists around to clarify a bit?
> >
> > Strange, because Dyaus, Zeus and Ju(ppiter) *are* cognates of deus,
>daeva, and
> > all come from PIE *deiwos. The case of "Juppiter" is extremely clear,
>since it
> > comes from *deiwos-pHter (the H is one of the PIE laryngeals, but I
>can't
> > remember its number. Anyway, it's the one that gave the short a in Latin
>pater,
> > and the short i in Sanskrit pitar): deus-pater. So the claim of your
>textbook
> > is quite contradictory :)) .
>
>The "father" word is *p2-te:r, with *H2.  (L *-te:r > -ter)
>
>OK.
>
>*deywos
>     L deus and di:vus < OL deivos
>     Ved. devá-
>     Lith. die~vas
>     Gmc. *Ti:waz
>         > OE Ti:w
>         > ON Ty:r
>
>*dyew-
>     L Iuppiter (*dyew-p2ter)
>     L Iovis < OL Diovos (*dyewos)
>     G Zeu= (*dyew)
>     G Zeu/s (*dye:ws)
>     Ved. dyá:us (*dye:ws)
>
>
>Apparently *dyew- is the original root (meaning "God" = "Jove/Zeus"), and
>*deyw
>was formed by adding the -e- to the zero grade *diw, and ending up with
>meaning
>"god" = "etc."
>
>     *Muke!
>--
>http://www.frath.net/




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