Given Name ENKI

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 𒀭𒂗𒆠 (Sumerian Cuneiform)
PRONOUNCED: EN-kee (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and 𒆠 (ki) meaning "earth, ground" (though maybe originally from 𒆳 (kur) meaning "underworld, mountain"). Enki, called Ea by the Akkadians, Assyrians and Babylonians, was the Sumerian god of water and wisdom and the keeper of the Me, the divine laws.

Categories

earth, gods, water, wisdom
Entry updated July 11, 2018