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Headword: *dai/mona
Adler number: delta,113
Translated headword: demon, spirit
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an entity] causing derangement/excitement.[1]
"The philosophers say that there are certain spirits which have sympathy for humans."[2]
Greek Original:
*dai/mona: e)kstatiko/n. fasi\ de\ oi( filo/sofoi dai/monas ei)=nai/ tinas a)nqrw/pwn sumpa/qeian e)/xontas.
[1] Accusative singular of this noun (delta 119), evidently quoted from somewhere; same glossing elsewhere.
[2] Stoic doctrine from Diogenes Laertius 7.151.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 July 2002@23:37:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword; cosmetics) on 4 September 2002@06:46:45.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 17 June 2012@05:47:13.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2012@05:47:30.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2015@04:52:08.


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