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ScriptsΚυβελη Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.SIB-ə-lee English

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly from Phrygian roots meaning either "stone" or "hair". This was the name of the Phrygian mother goddess associated with fertility and nature. She was later worshipped by the Greeks and Romans.
Other Languages & CulturesKyveli Greek
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actresses, earth, fertility deities, goddesses, Greek mythology, mother goddesses, mythology, nature, uncertain etymology, Y vowels
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute