Usage Near Eastern Mythology
Pronounced Pron. is-ARE-uh [key]
Other Forms FormsIshwara, Išḫara
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Contributor Contrib.Book_Reader22 on 1/25/2011
Means "treat, binding promise" in Hittite. In Hurrian and Semitic traditions she is a love goddess, and sometimes a goddess of medicine, often identified with ISHTAR.