- half: demivolt
- less than usual in size, power, etc.: demigod
Origin of demi-Middle English and Old French from demi, half from Classical Latin dimidius, half, back-formation from dimidiatus, halved, ultimately from dis-, apart + medius, middle
- Half: demirelief.
- To some degree; part; partly: demigod.
Origin of demi-Middle English demi a half of a measure or unit from Old French from Medieval Latin dīmedius from Latin dīmidius divided in half dis- dis- medius half ; see medium .