- the Vedic god of the sky.
Also called Dyaus-pit·ar [dyous-pit-er] /ˈdyaʊsˈpɪt ər/.
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Sometimes this Parganya stands in the place of Dyaus, the sky.India: What can it teach us?
F. Max Mller
Ushas is a radiant maiden, born in the sky, daughter of Dyaus.A History of Sanskrit Literature
Arthur A. MacDonell
Dyaus (dyous), the god of the sky in the older mythology of the Hindus.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Father Dyaus was originally the bright sky and nothing more.Myths and Myth-Makers
The eighth remains among men as Dyaus, the sky, in the form of the eunuch Bhîshma.