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Dumuzi

[ doo-moo-zee ]
/ ˈdu mʊ zi /
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noun

the Sumerian god of pastures and vegetation: the consort of Inanna.

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Example sentences from the Web for Dumuzi

  • Of Dumuzi's tragic death no text deciphered until now unfortunately gives the details.

    Chaldea|Znade A. Ragozin
  • Finally Dumuzi means son of life, or living son, and Jared means descendant.

    Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
  • Erech had been governed by the divine Dumuzi, the husband of the goddess Ishtar.

    Chaldea|Znade A. Ragozin
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