- n. a Sumerian deity, in Sumerian mythology, Utu is the son of the moon god Nanna and the goddess Ningal.
- n. a Māori word referring to a ritualised revenge or payback to restore balance.
- n. an Estonian gunboat during World War II
“They trace the origin of the name of their place to Lautalatoa of Fiji, whose son, called Utu, resided there.”
“Utu' would thus again designate the sun as 'that which shines forth.”
“The first is a page from "The Beasts of Kay-7" A new comic to debut at Stumptown, and the second image is the cover of "Utu" my first comic. ”
“Utu was radical but hasn't had the kindness of time.”
“He protests vigorously and is helped to escape by his brother-in-law Utu, the Sun-god.”
“That is to say, Sumerian Utu-zi 'Life-breath of the sun' would have become a partial calque Ut(a)-napishtim which would be reinterpreted by scribes and priests to mean 'he found (uta-) life-breath (napishtim)' (nb. the replacement of Sum. utu 'sun' with Bab. ūta 'found') and thus back into Sumerian with the reformulated Zi-ud-sura 'Life of long days', now implying a character who has found immortality.”
“This combined with a free-word association with Utnapishtim, the legendary Babylonian survivor of the World Flood, evokes a Sumerian name Utu-zi 'Life-breath of the sun' being readapted to Ut-napishtim napishtim = 'life, breath' but still written in script using the Sumerograms UD-ZI1.”
“However, the question is exactly how the name entered Greek and how a Sumerian name Utu-zi suggested by the Babylonian rendering of the name Utnapishtim UD.ZItim might have even influenced Greek if Sumerian is said to have been a dead language by the beginning of the 2nd millenium BCE!”
“Wallis and Futunaname: Mata-Utu (on Ile Uvea) geographic coordinates: 13 57 S, 171 56 W time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)”
“Capital: name: Mata-Utu (on Ile Uvea) geographic coordinates: 13 57 S, 171 56 W time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)”
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