Part of speech:

Half; as, demigod, demi- circle.

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Usage examples "demi":

  1. There's my master, there's myself; as we came here from Italy, I protest we were nearly worshipped as demi- gods. - "Callista", John Henry Cardinal Newman.
  2. The Egyptian and Greek heroes were invariably demi- gods on the paternal or maternal side. - "The Delicious Vice", Young E. Allison.
  3. Maui's deeds rank in a higher class than most of the mighty efforts of the demi gods of other nations and races, and are usually of more utility. - "Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina", W. D. Westervelt.