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Meaning & History

Greek form of Egyptian Nit, possibly meaning "water". This was the name of an early Egyptian goddess of weaving, hunting and war. Her character may have some correspondences with the goddesses Tanith, Anat or Athena.
VariantNit

Categories

Egyptian mythology, goddesses, hunters, mythology, uncertain etymology, war, war deities, water, wet
Entry added February 27, 2010   Contribute