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PronouncedPron.ə-NOO-b!s English

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Ανουβις (Anoubis), the Greek form of Egyptian Inpw (reconstructed as Anapa) which possibly meant "royal child". Anubis was the Egyptian god who led the dead to the underworld. He was often depicted as a man with the head of a jackal.
VariantsAnapa, Anoubis


American Gods characters, canines, Egyptian mythology, gods, Latinizations, mythology, Overwatch characters, uncertain etymology, underworld deities
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute