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Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *deywós (god/that which belongs to heaven), vrddhi derivation from *dyew- (sky, heaven), whence also Latin diēs, and the first part of Iu-ppiter. Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit देव (devá) and Old Prussian deywis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈdɛ.ʊs/

Noun

deus (genitive deī); m, second declension (nom. plural deī or )

  1. god, deity
  2. an imperial epithet (for deified emperors)
  3. # vocative singular of deus

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative deus deī, , diī
genitive deī deōrum, deum
dative deō dīs, deīs, diīs
accusative deum deōs
ablative deō dīs, deīs, diīs
vocative deus deī, , diī

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Portuguese

Noun

deus m.

  1. god

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