Ishtar Definition

ĭshtär
noun
The goddess of love, fertility, and war.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
mylitta
pronoun

A goddess of fertility, love, sex and war. In the Babylonian pantheon, she was the divine personification of the planet Venus; the Assyrian and Babylonian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the northwest-Semitic goddess Astarte.

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Origin of Ishtar

  • Akkadian Ištar ʕṯtr in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Akkadian (dIštar).

    From Wiktionary

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