[ nahm-tahr ]
/ ˈnɑm tɑr /
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the Sumerian and Akkadian demon personifying death.
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How to use Namtar in a sentence
She was unable to leave her gloomy Underworld, and sent her messenger, the plague demon Namtar, to obtain her share.
The various deities honoured Namtar, except Nergal, by standing up to receive him.
The demon at her side would then be the special messenger of this goddess, Namtar.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
As an illustration of this principle he gives an incantation against "the wicked Namtar."Chaldea|Znade A. Ragozin
Long enough, creature of Namtar, hast thou worked destruction among us.Istar of Babylon|Margaret Horton Potter