Angra Mainyu

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