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  1. (in Akkadian myth) a son of Apsu and Tiamat whose blood Ea and Marduk used in creating the human race.
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Historical Examples

  • That is to say, Kingu, she set on high, she made him the great one amongst them.

    The Babylonian Legends of the Creation

    British Museum

  • At their head she places a being Kingu, whom she raises to the dignity of a consort.

  • Kingu's associates—the monsters—are terrified at their leader's discomfiture.

  • These bore the "merciless, invincible weapon," and were under the command of Kingu, whom Timat calls "her husband."

  • Through his possession of the divine tablets Kingu received the power of Anu, and was able to decree the fate of the gods.