Gender Masculine
Scripts 𒀭(Sumerian Cuneiform)

Meaning & History

Means "heaven, sky" in Sumerian. An was the supreme Sumerian god of the heavens, the father of Enlil and Enki. His cuneiform sign 𒀭 (dingir) was prefixed to the names of other deities in writing, though it was not pronounced.

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Entry updated December 7, 2022