Definition of Nintu
1. Noun. A name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nintu
Literary usage of Nintu
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"According to my understanding of that text, irrigation of the earth was made possible by a marital union of the sun-god with the goddess Nintu.15 The tablet ..."
2. Hebrew and Babylonian Traditions: The Haskell Lectures, Delivered at Oberlin by Morris Jastrow (1914)
"... however, is present when the gods decide to bring on the destructive Deluge. Her regret, accordingly, comes too late. "At that time Nintu . . . like1 . ..."
3. The Russians on the Amur: Its Discovery, Conquest, and Colonization, with a by Ernest George Ravenstein (1861)
"... and not along the Nintu. During the first two days he did as we desired, but when I observed on the third day (23rd July) that we were going more and ..."
4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"We learn from the nintu * *v1 number of Petermanns Mitteilungen that a disaster appears to have overtake: -f^ -sc a German scientific traveller in Iceland, ..."