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GenderMasculine
Scripts𒀭𒂗𒆤 Sumerian Cuneiform
PronouncedPron.EN-lil English
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Meaning & History

From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". Enlil was the Sumerian god of the wind and storms, the son of An and Ki. He was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and other Mesopotamian peoples.
Other Languages & CulturesElil, Ellil Semitic Mythology

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Categories

air, gods, storm deities, weather
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute