Given Name NABU

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 𒀭𒀝 (Akkadian Cuneiform)

Meaning & History

Possibly from a Semitic root meaning "to announce". This was the name of an Assyrian and Babylonian god of wisdom, letters and writing.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nebo (Biblical)

Categories

gods, uncertain etymology, wisdom
Entry updated July 11, 2018