Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AH-tən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Egyptian jtn meaning "solar disk". Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the 14th-century BC reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.

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Entry updated June 9, 2023