Definition of Enlil

1. Noun. God of the air and king of the Sumerian gods.

Exact synonyms: En-lil
Geographical relationships: Sumer
Generic synonyms: Semitic Deity



Definition of Enlil

1. Proper noun. chief deity listed and written about in ancient Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, Canaanite and other Mesopotamian clay and stone tablets; the god of breath, wind, loft, and breadth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enlil

Engraulidae
Engraulis
Engraulis encrasicholus
Engrish
Enhydra
Enhydra lutris
Enid
Enif
Enigma
Enigma machine
Eniwetok
Enkaid
Enki
Enkidu
Enlightenment
Enlil
Enna
Enobakhare
Enoch
Enos
Enosis
Enovid
Enrico Caruso
Enrico Fermi
Enrolled Bill
Enrolled Bills
Enron
Ens.
Ensete
Ensete ventricosum

Literary usage of Enlil

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1. Aspects of Religious Belief and Practice in Babylonia and Assyria by Morris Jastrow (1911)
"In this grouping Anu is given the first place, and enlil the second. Anu and enlil, together with Ea, form a triad summarising, as we shall presently see, ..."

2. Bel, the Christ of Ancient Times by Hugo Radau (1903)
"IDENTIFICATION OF enlil, MARDUK AND ANSHAR ... His lordship is glorified by Anu, enlil, Ea, Belit-ili, the Igigi, and the 'CS p. ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute, Edward C. Hegeler (1905)
"Hence enlil, and enlil only, called him. But if enlil and enlil only ... "The black-head people, whose rule enlil presented and Marduk delivered to me," ie, ..."

4. Publications by University of Pennsylvania University Museum. Babylonian Section (1919)
"114 A HYMN AND INCANTATION TO enlil An excerpt duplicate text of this hymn is published in Barton, Miscellaneous Babylonian Inscriptions, No. io. ..."

5. Old Testament and Semitic Studies in Memory of William Rainey Harper by William Rainey Harper (1908)
""If between the common bile duct and the hepatic duct [there is a KAK-SD-D, the club of destruction of enlil, enlil will bring about destruction everywhere, ..."

6. A Guide to the Babylonian and Assyrian Antiquities by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge, Leonard William King (1908)
"... enlil further stated, that, as no one had seen his sister, he did not know whether she was alive or dead. When he sent this letter to the king of Egypt, ..."

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