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- proper n. An Akkadian goddess, wife of the moon god Sin.
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- n. (Akkadian) a goddess; wife of the Moon god Sin
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'By Shai-tan's tail and the star of Ningal, comrade, I know not.
Associated with Marduk was his consort Sarpanit, and grouped around the pair as princes around a throne were the chief deities of the older centres, like Ea and Damkina of Eridu, Nebo and Tashmit of Borsippa, Nergal and Allatu of Kutha, Shamash and [= A] of Sippar, Sin and Ningal of Ur, as well as pairs like Ramman (or Adad) and Shala whose central seat is unknown to us.