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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EEL-mah-tahr(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Finnish ilma "air" combined with a feminine suffix. In Finnish mythology Ilmatar was a semi-androgynous goddess of the heavens. She was the mother of Ilmarinen, Väinämöinen and Lemminkäinen.
Masculine FormIlmarinen
Other Languages & CulturesIlma, Ilmi(Finnish)

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Ilmatar by Robert Wilhelm Ekman (1860)Ilmatar by Robert Wilhelm Ekman (1860)

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