δαιμόνιος

Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

From δαίμων (daímōn, god, divine power, evil spirit) +‎ -ῐος (-ios, adjective suffix).

Pronunciation edit

 

Adjective edit

δαιμόνῐος (daimóniosm (feminine δαιμονῐ́ᾱ, neuter δαιμόνῐον); first/second declension

  1. (Christianity) proceeding from an evil spirit, demon, see cacodemon.
  2. (Homeric) strange, extraordinary, inscrutable; that is, resembling a δαίμων
    "δαιμονίη αἰεὶ μὲν ὀΐεαι οὐδέ σε λήθω - Hom. Il. 1.561"
  3. proceeding from a deity, heaven-sent, divine, miraculous, marvelous
    1. superhuman (said of strength, wisdom, etc.)

Inflection edit

Derived terms edit

References edit