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Mesopotamia / Religions / Gods and goddesses /
Akkad / Religion /
Belit-ili


In Akkadian religion, the name for the Sumerian goddess Ninhursag. The name is derived from 'beltu' or 'beltum', meaning "lady" or "mistress". The simple term, Belit, was used for the Sumerian goddess Ninlil.

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