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Scripts𒀭 Sumerian Cuneiform

Meaning & History

Means "heaven, sky" in Sumerian. An was the supreme Sumerian god of the heavens, the father of Enlil and Enki. His cuneiform sign 𒀭 (dingir) was prefixed to the names of other deities in writing, though it was not pronounced.
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air, celestial, gods, sky, sky deities
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute