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Likewise, what does it mean to call someone an Adonis?
An adonis is a very handsome man, especiallyayoung one. Its origin is the god Adonis, in Greekmythologythe eternally youthful god of beauty and desire. When youcallsomeone an adonis, there's an implication that he's abit vainabout his good looks: "He knows he's the adonis ofthefamily."
Also, what does Adonis mean in the Bible? According to him it means, God's Blessing.Itis also is derived from the Hebrew wordAdoni,meaning Lord or Ruler. Adoni is cited severaltimesin the Old Testament or Torah. Adonis is apowerfulname. Although, popular belief derives from GreekMythology, Iwill go with Mr. Bernal and theBible.
In this regard, what does the boy name Adonis mean?
Adonis as a boy's name ispronounceda-DAHN-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaningofAdonis is "extremely good looking, handsome".Greekmythology: a beautiful youth beloved of Aphrodite, goddess oflove.The name has come to mean a paragon ofmalebeauty, making it very hard to live with.
What is the female version of Adonis?
The two great exemplars of feminine beautyinClassical mythology were Aphrodite/Venus herself, of course,andamong mortals, Helen of Troy, which is probably theclosestpossible equivalent to a femaleAdonis.