デーモン

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Japanese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from English daemon, as coined at MIT in the 1960s.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

デーモン (rōmaji dēmon)

  1. (computing) a daemon (a background process running on a computer; often specific to such processes running on Unix or Unix-like operating systems)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English demon[1][3][4][5] or borrowing from German Dämon.[5][6]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

デーモン (rōmaji dēmon)

  1. a demon

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English Damon.

Proper noun[edit]

デーモン (rōmaji Dēmon)

  1. Damon (English given name)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  4. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  5. 5.0 5.1 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  6. ^ 1984, 日本大百科全書:ニッポニカ (Nippon Dai Hyakka Zensho: Nipponica, “Encyclopedia Nipponica”) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, relevant text online here.