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[lil-ith] /ˈlɪl ɪθ/

Semitic Mythology. a female demon dwelling in deserted places and attacking children.
Jewish Folklore. Adam’s first wife, before Eve was created.
(in the Old Testament and in Jewish folklore) a female demon, who attacks children
(in Talmudic literature) Adam’s first wife
a witch notorious in medieval demonology

female evil spirit, in medieval Hebrew folklore the first wife of Adam, from Hebrew Lilith, from Akkad. Lilitu, which is connected by folk etymology with Hebrew laylah “night.”

The workstation for which Modula-2 was developed as the system language.


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