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djàt.

to make (it) daytime

For compounds denoting weekdays, see the appendix, Date.

Connotations

Daytime, like the sun, is mythologically and poetically seen as male. This is the source of the ‘male’ (non-zero) poststem.

Etymology

gender change of
NLem dje‑a
LMLem djè‑yr
MLem djei‑yr ‘day’
OLem djei‑
PLem *djēw‑
PIE *di̯ḗu‑s ‘sky’

Cognates

Gk Ζεύς ‘Zeus’, Lat diēs ‘day’