διάβολος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From διαβάλλω (diaballo, I slander), from διά (dia, across) and βάλλω (ballo, I throw)

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Adjective[edit]

διάβολος (diabolosm, διάβολος f, διάβολον n; first/second declension

  1. slanderous; libellous

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Noun[edit]

διάβολος (diabolos) (genitive διαβόλου) m, second declension

  1. slanderer
  2. the Devil (Biblical figure)

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Greek[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ðʝˈavolos] or less commonly [ðiˈavolos]

Noun[edit]

διάβολος (diávolosm (plural διάβολοι)

  1. devil
  2. hell

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