HyperDic: sumer

English > 1 sense of the word Sumer:
NOUNlocationSumeran area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq
English > Sumer: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC.
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofBabylonia, Chaldaea, ChaldeaAn ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia
Iraq, Republic of Iraq, Al-Iraq, IrakA republic in the Middle East in western Asia
PartsUrAn ancient city of Sumer located on a former channel of the Euphrates River
Region ofEnkiwater god and god of wisdom / wisdom / wisdom
Enkidulegendary friend of Gilgamish
Enlil, En-lilgod of the air and king of the Sumerian gods
Ereshkigal, Eresh-kigal, Ereshkigelgoddess of death and consort of Nergal
Gilgamishlegendary Sumerian king and hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics
Inannaconsort of Dumuzi (Tammuz)
Kigoddess personifying earth
Nammugoddess personifying the primeval sea
Namtar, NamtaruA demon personifying death
Nannagod of the Moon
Ninkhursag, Ninhursag, NinkharsagThe great mother goddess
Ninurta, NinibA solar deity
Utu, Utugsun god
Zu, ZubirdEvil storm god represented as a black bird
SpanishSumeria, Sumer
AdjectivesSumerianof or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants

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