Ningal
NameNamesakes

Given Name NINGAL

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 𒀭𒊩𒌆𒃲 (Sumerian Cuneiform)

Meaning & History

Means "great lady", from Sumerian 𒊩𒌆 (nin) meaning "lady" and 𒃲 (gal) meaning "big, great". This was the name of a goddess of reeds in Sumerian mythology. She was the daughter of Enki and the wife of Nanna.

Categories

goddesses, nature, plants
Entry updated July 11, 2018