Numina



[noo-muh-nuh, nyoo-] /ˈnu mə nə, ˈnyu-/

noun
1.
plural of .
[noo-min, nyoo-] /ˈnu mɪn, ˈnyu-/
noun, plural numina
[noo-muh-nuh, nyoo-] /ˈnu mə nə, ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA)
1.
divine power or spirit; a deity, especially one presiding locally or believed to inhabit a particular object.
/ˈnjuːmɪnə/
noun
1.
the plural of numen
/ˈnjuːmɛn/
noun (pl) -mina (-mɪnə)
1.
(esp in ancient Roman religion) a deity or spirit presiding over a thing or place
2.
a guiding principle, force, or spirit
n.

“divine spirit, presiding divinity,” 1620s, from Latin numen “divine will, divinity,” literally “a nod,” from nuere “to nod” (assent); see numinous.

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