εὐδαίμων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From εὐ- (eu-, well) +‎ δαίμων (daímōn, god, destiny); literally “possessed by a good genius or spirit”.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eu̯.daí̯.mɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ewˈdɛ.mon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eβˈðɛ.mon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /evˈðe.mon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /evˈðe.mon/
  • Adjective[edit]

    εὐδαίμων (eudaímōnm, f (neuter εὔδαιμον); third declension

    1. fortunate, in a good situation, happy
    2. prosperous, wealthy
    3. (substantive) a good genius

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