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Gender Feminine
Scripts 𒀭𒈹(Akkadian Cuneiform)
Pronounced Pron. ISH-tahr(English)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. Ishtar was an Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian goddess who presided over love, war and fertility. She was cognate with the Canaanite and Phoenician Ashtoreth, and she was also identified with the Sumerian goddess Inanna.
Other Languages & CulturesAshtoreth(Biblical) Astarte(Biblical Greek) 'Ashtoret(Biblical Hebrew)

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