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Definition of the noun adad

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noun - plural: -

  1. Babylonian god of storms and wind
    • region: Babylon
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: Semitic deity = a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites


Adad is a fictional character from the 1956 film The Mole People.


"Adad" is a musical album of Mohsen Namjoo.


Adad in Akkadian and Ishkur in Sumerian and Hadad in Aramaic and Arabic language, are the names of the storm-god in the Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian pantheon. All three are usually written by the logogram IM. The Akkadian god Adad is cognate in name and functions with northwest Semitic god Hadad.

  • also known as 阿达德

Phrases with Adad

  1. Eusirogenes adad
  2. species Eusirogenes adad

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adad

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Google previewSumerian Hymns from Cuneiform Texts in the British Museum (1908)

by Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh

0ppert thinks Adad is the god's oldest name. It seems evidently a foreign equivalent for Im. The Assyrian name Eamman is a provisional name meaning " thunderer", and probably only an epithet. The sign IMMU has also the value Met: This is, ...

Google previewSumerian Hymns (2015)

by Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh

Oppert thinks Adad is the godËs oldest name. It seems evidently a foreign equivalent for Im . The Assyrian name Ramman is a provisional name meaning ...

Google previewGilgamesh (2014)

A New Rendering in English Verse

Adad is the storm god, the thunder-and-lightning god. Gardner-Maier has the phrase "Brother could not see brother." Mount Nisir: the Mount Ararat of the biblical account of the Flood. GIL GAME SH, E N KID U , AND THE NET H E R WORLD ...

Google previewThe Astrology Book (2003)

The Encyclopedia of Heavenly Influences by James R Lewis

Adad is a term from Mesopotamian astrology that refers to meteorological and astrological phenomena. ADAMS, EVANGELINE Evangeline Adams, ...

Google previewThe Mythic Image (1981)

by Joseph Campbell, M. J. Abadie

Ramman- Adad is an air god akin to the lord of the atmosphere, Enlil. And the lamp of the fire-god Nusku, intentionally shaped to suggest a crescent moon, ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary, English and Hindustani (1858)

by Duncan Forbes

'adad, ti'dad, sankhyā, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biblical Literature (1862)

by Kitto, John

Adad. Ad ́ad is the name of the chief deity of the Syrians, the sun. The name of this Syrian deity is most probably an element in the names of the Syrian kings Benhadad and Hadadezer.

Google previewThe Atlantis Encyclopedia (2005)

by Frank Joseph

Adad was a fire-god symbolized by an active volcano, its summit wreathed by the constellation of the Pleiades—the “Atlantises,” or daughters of Atlas. Oppenheimer writes that the Sumerian version of the flood was “catastrophic. The storm ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Egyptian (2007)

Volume Three: m- by Gábor Takács

and even with Akk, bit hamri Sa Adad “heiliger Bezirk des ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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