δαιμόνιος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δαίμων (daímōn, god, divine power) +‎ -ῐος (-ios, adjective suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dai̯.mó.ni.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /dɛˈmo.ni.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ðɛˈmo.ni.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ðeˈmo.ni.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ðeˈmo.ni.os/
  • Adjective[edit]

    δαιμόνῐος (daimóniosm (feminine δαιμονῐ́ᾱ, neuter δαιμόνῐον); first/second declension

    1. (Epic) strange, extraordinary, inscrutable; that is, resembling a δαίμων
      "δαιμονίη αἰεὶ μὲν ὀΐεαι οὐδέ σε λήθω - Hom. Il. 1.561"
    2. proceeding from a deity, heaven-sent, divine, miraculous, marvelous

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