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Proto-IE: *dhūw- (PIH *dhuHw-)
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to smoke, to raise dust
Hittite: tuhhuwai- (tuhhui-) c. 'Qualm?, Dunst?' (Friedrich 227);
Tokharian: A twe, B tweye 'dust, ashes' (PT *tweye) (Adams 323)
Old Indian: dhūli- f. `dust, powder', dhūlikā f. `fog, mist (L.)'; OInd dhūmá- m. `smoke, vapour, mist'; dhūmrá- `smoke-coloured, grey, dark-red', dhūmala- `smoke-coloured, purple'; dhūsara- `dust-coloured, grey'
Old Greek: thǘō, aor. thǖ̂sai̯, p. tüthē̂nai̯, pf. téthüka, m.-p. téthümai̯ `ein Rauch- od. Brandopfer darbringen, opfern im allg.'; ék-, pró-thüsi-s f.; thǘos n. `Raucherwerk', thü[ē]tǟ́ f. `id.', thǖ̂ma n. `Opfer', thǘtǟ-s `Opferer', dial. `Opferplatz', thüsíǟ f. `Opfer, Opferfest', thǘo-n `ein Baum, dessen Holz wegen seines Wohlgeruches verbrannt wurde', thümélǟ `Opferstätte, Alter', thümálōps, -ōpos m. etwa `Feuerbrand, glühende Kohle'; thümiáō `in Rauch aufgehen lassen, räuchern'
Slavic: *dɨ̄́tī, *dɨ̄jǭ (Sloven díti, díjem `wehen; duften'); *dɨ̄́mъ
Baltic: *dū̂-l-ia- (1) c., *dū̂-l-jā̂ (1) f., *dul̂- vb. inch.; *dwā̃-l-a- c., *dwel̂- vb. inch., *dū̂-m-a- (1) c., *dū̂-m-a- adj., *du-j-ā̂ f., *dū̂- vb. intr.
Germanic: *dau-m-a- m., *dau-m-ō- vb.; *dau-n-i- c., *dū-n-a- m.; *du-sk-a- adj.
Latin: fūlīgō, -inis f. `Russ'; fūmus, -ī m. `Rauch, Dampf, Qualm, Brodem'; suffiō, -īs, -īre `räuchern'; foetēre `übelriechen, stinken; verhasst sein'; ? fimus, -ī m., fimum n. `Mist, Kot, Dünger'; fuscus, -a `dunkelfärbig, schmutzigschwarz, dunkelbraun', furvus, -a `schwarz, finster'
Other Italic: Osk Mefit<eí> `Mefītī', Mefítaiiaís `*Mefītaeī ? > Lat mefītis, -is f. `schädliche Ausdünstung; Göttin der schädlichen Dünste'
Celtic: MIr dumacha `Nebel'; *dum= > Ir dumhach `nebelig, dunkel'
Russ. meaning: дымить, пылить
References: WP I 835 f, 843 f
Comments: May be the same as *dhū- 'blow, storm', but Greek semantical (2 verbs thǘō with rather different meaning) and Hittite phonetical difference (h <--> hhw) are concpicious.
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