dies etymology

Latin word dies comes from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-, and later Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws (Sky god. Sky, heaven.)

Detailed word origin of dies

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dyew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) god, sky, sky, sky, heaven
*dyḗws Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Sky god. Sky, heaven.
*djowe- Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
diovos Latin (lat)
dies Latin (lat) (often in the feminine) A set day: a date, an appointment.. A day, particularly:. A solar or sidereal day of about 24 hours, especially (historical) Roman dates reckoned from one midnight to the next.. Daytime: a period of light between sunrise and sunset.

Words with the same origin as dies

Descendants of *dyew-
diem diu dum hodie interdum quamdiu