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Adon (disambiguation)

Adon (אדון) is the Northwest Semitic for "lord", mostly used of deities. It may also refer to:

  • in the Tanakh Adon may be used for men and angels as well as to El
  • Adonai "my lord" in Jewish tradition is used as a euphemism to refer to God
  • Greek Adonis, an adoption of Tammuz
in geography
  • a town in Loiret ( France), see Adon, Loiret.''
  • Adon, Burma
in popular culture
  • Adon (Street Fighter)

Adon literally means "lord." Adon has an uncertain etymology, although it is generally believed to be derived from the Ugaritic ad, “father.”