dēmons

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See also: demons, démons, and dêmons

Latvian[edit]

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Dēmoni

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin daemon(genius, guardian spirit), itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek δαίμων(daímōn, dispenser, god, protective spirit).

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dēmons m (1st declension)

  1. (mythology) demon, devil (supernatural evil being)
    ļaunais dēmons‎ ― evil demon
    pielabināt dēmonus‎ ― to placate the demons
    atrasties dēmonu varā‎ ― to be in the power of demons
    pa nakti dēmoni nāk mani biedēt‎ ― during the night, demons come to frighten me

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