δημιουργός

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δήμῐος (dḗmios, public) +‎ ἔργον (érgon, labor, work).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

δημῐουργός (dēmiourgósm (genitive δημῐουργοῦ); second declension

  1. one who works for the people, a skilled workman, handicraftsman
    ὀρφναίη δ’ ἐπίκουρος ἐπαύετο δαιμονίη νύξ, ἡ πλείων, τάχα δ’ ὄρθρος ἐγίγνετο δημιοεργός
    orphnaíē d’ epíkouros epaúeto daimoníē núx, hē pleíōn, tákha d’ órthros egígneto dēmioergós
    but his dark ally the divine night was almost over, and dawn the craftsman was quickly coming
    497 BCE – 405 BCE, Sophocles, Ajax 992
    ἆρ’ οὐκ Ἐρινὺς τοῦτ’ ἐχάλκευσεν ξίφος κἀκεῖνον Ἅιδης, δημιουργὸς ἄγριος?
    âr’ ouk Erinùs toût’ ekhálkeusen xíphos kakeînon Háidēs, dēmiourgòs ágrios?
    Didn't the Fury forge this sword and Hades, the cruel craftsman, that [belt]?
    460 BCE – 370 BCE, Hippocrates, παραγγελίαι 2
    κάρτα γὰρ μεγάλην ὠφελίην περιποιήσει τοῖς γε νοσέουσι καὶ τοῖς τούτων δημιουργοῖς.
    kárta gàr megálēn ōphelíēn peripoiḗsei toîs ge noséousi kaì toîs toútōn dēmiourgoîs.
    For it will confer a big help to the sick anyway and to practitioners in this field.
    1. the maker of the world
  2. (in some Peloponesian states) magistrate

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]


Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δημιουργός (dēmiourgós, worker for the common good), from δήμιος (dḗmios) + ἔργον (érgon).

Noun[edit]

δημιουργός (dimiourgósm, f (plural δημιουργοί)

  1. creator of original works, craftsman, artisan
  2. Demiurge

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]