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κακοδαίμων

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of κᾰκός (kakós, bad) +‎ δαίμων (daímōn, god, destiny).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ka.ko.daí̯.mɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ka.koˈdɛ.mon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ka.koˈðɛ.mon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ka.koˈðe.mon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ka.koˈðe.mon/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    κακοδαίμων (kakodaímōnm, f (neuter κακοδαῖμον); third declension

    1. having or being possessed by an evil genius/spirit.
    2. ill-starred, wretched
    3. (substantive) an evil genius

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