Angra Mainyu

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Etymology[edit]

From Avestan π¬€π¬’π¬­π¬€βΈ±π¬¨π¬€π¬Œπ¬₯π¬Œπ¬Œπ¬Žβ€ (aΕ‹ra mainiiu), from 𐬀𐬒𐬭𐬀‏ (aΕ‹ra, β€œevil”) + π¬¨π¬€π¬Œπ¬₯π¬Œπ¬Œπ¬Žβ€ (mainiiu, β€œspirit”).

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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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