[ dyous ]
/ dyaʊs /
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the Vedic god of the sky.
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Also called Dyaus-pit·ar [dyous-pit-er]. /ˈdyaʊsˈpɪt ər/.
Words nearby Dyaus
dyad, dyadic, dyadic system, Dyak, dyarchy, Dyaus, Dyazide, dybbuk, Dyce, dye, dyed-in-the-wool
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How to use Dyaus in a sentence
Even if his name mean ‘sky,’ Dyaus, Zeus, we must ask what mode of conceiving ‘sky’ is original.Modern Mythology|Andrew Lang
At the birth of thy splendor Dyaus trembled, the Earth trembled for fear of thy anger.India: What can it teach us?|F. Max Mller
Moreover, various deities were regarded as the progeny resulting from the fancied union of the Earth with Dyaus (Heaven).
Our Aryan forefathers looked up to the heavens and they gave it the name of Dyaus, from a root-word which means "to shine."
Ushas is a radiant maiden, born in the sky, daughter of Dyaus.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell