daimon

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

A spirit house – a shrine to the protective spirit of a place – on the island of Ko Kho Khao in Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

Etymology[edit]

A modern romanization of Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, the one who divides, dispenser, tutelary deity), intended to distinguish its ancient Greek sense from later conceptions of demons. Compare Ancient Greek Λᾰκεδαίμων (Lakedaímōn, Laconian dispenser).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

daimon (plural daimons or daimones)

  1. Synonym of demon, particularly as
    1. (Greek mythology) A tutelary deity or spirit that watches over a person or place.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English diamond.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dái.mòn/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [déi.mɔ̀ŋ]

Noun[edit]

daimòn m

  1. diamond

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

daimon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of だいもん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ダイモン