Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mythology The Mesopotamian god of waters and primeval establisher of law and order.

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  • proper n. A god in Sumerian mythology, later known as Ea in Akkadian and Babylonian mythology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea

Etymologies

Sumerian en-ki-k, lord of the earth : en, lord + ki, earth + -k, genitive suff.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • PS: Enki is marvelous (just as marvelous as Taiki - just more spunky).

    Sea of Wind - Fuyumi Ono

  • It is dictated, legislated on all levels, with the activities of the human, the natural and the divine all comprehensively proscribed and prescribed by this latter-day god of wisdom, emulating his prototype in "Enki and the World Order".

    A Dark And Hidden God

  • The Covenant are led by Metatron--formerly known as Enki, the Sumerian inventor of writing--who has calcified reality by trapping it within the pages of The Book of All Hours, a description of everything that has and will happen in every fold of the Vellum, and who is now--at the beginning of Vellum, in the near future--rounding up the last of the unaffiliated unkin in preparation for the final battle between good and evil.

    The Book of All Hours by Hal Duncan

  • Merodach occupied the position of chief of the pantheon, the two preceding heads having been, seemingly, Anu, the god of the heavens, and Êa or Aa, also called Enki, the god of the abyss and of deep wisdom.

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

  • Before she left, she told her uncle Enki, god of craft, water, intelligence and creation where she was going, in case she got into trouble.

    Inanna and Ereshkigal

  • And then her uncle Enki started to worry about her.

    Inanna and Ereshkigal

  • Water, of course, is more important than oil on the arid sands of Bahrain, and 5000 years ago the inhabitants worshiped Enki, the god of sweet waters under the earth.

    Richard Bangs: Bahrain: Once Was Paradise, Part 3

  • The Sumerian king, Ziusudra, is warned by the god Enki that the world is about to be flooded.

    Some New Kind of Slaughter » Comics Worth Reading

  • Â The next morning, Walker and Enki arrive at work to work their case, and start with the fact that Z seemed to be wearing an old souvenir: a Nazi swastika badge …

    Review: Powers #1 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Â Enki Sunrise takes a full-power shot in the face before the villain (who looks remarkably like Joss Whedon) gets taken down hard.

    Review: Powers #1 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

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