Angra Mainyu

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Etymology[edit]

From Avestan 𐬀𐬢𐬭𐬀⸱𐬨𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬌𐬌𐬎 (aŋra mainiiu), from 𐬀𐬢𐬭𐬀 (aŋra, evil) + 𐬨𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬌𐬌𐬎 (mainiiu, spirit).

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Angra Mainyu

  1. (Zoroastrianism) Avestan language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive spirit". The Middle Persian equivalent is Ahriman.

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