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Thammuz (Semitic deity)

Definition:

the Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation who was the consort of Inanna

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Dumuzi | Tammuz

Etymology:

Hebrew tammuz, tenth month of the Jewish civil year, fourth of the sacred,...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of Thammuz...

Definition references

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Tammuz [Mesopotamian god] | Dumuzi [Akkadian]

in Mesopotamian religion, god of fertility embodying the powers for new life in nature in the spring. The name Tammuz seems to have been derived from ... (26 of 830 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/582039​/Tammuz

Wikipedia:

Dumuzid [disambiguation]

can refer to: Dumuzid the Shepherd, an antediluvian king according to Sumerian mythology | Dumuzid, the Fisherman, a king of the 1st Dynasty of Uruk named on the Sumerian king list | Tammuz (deity), a Babylonian deity derived from one or both of the ... (42 of 92 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Dumuzid

Random House Dictionary:

Dumuzi

the Sumerian god of pastures and vegetation: the consort of Inanna. (11 of 18 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/dumuzi

Collins Dictionary:

Tammuz [Jewish calendar] | Thammuz

the fourth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the tenth month of the civil year, usually falling within June and July (24 of 228 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/tammuz

American Heritage Dictionary:

Tammuz

The tenth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. (10 of 47 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/tammuz

Oxford Dictionary:

Thammuz | Tammuz

(in the Jewish calendar) the tenth month of the civil and fourth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of June and July (24 of 46 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Thammuz

Wiktionary:

Tammuz | Thammuz [sense-specific]

[Judaism] The tenth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Sivan and before Av. | A Sumerian god of food and vegetation. (24 of 28 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Tammuz

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Tammuz

ancient nature deity worshiped in Babylonia. A god of agriculture and flocks, he personified the creative powers of spring. He was loved by the ... (24 of 114 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0847752​.html

Merriam-Webster:

Tammuz

the 10th month of the civil year or the 4th month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (19 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/tammuz

New World Dictionary:

Tammuz

the tenth month of the Jewish year (7 of 29 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/tammuz

Encarta Dictionary:

Tammuz

in the Jewish calendar, the fourth month of the religious year, lasting 29 days and falling about the same time as June to July (24 of 48 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861718243​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

Thammuz

First use: 1530s

Origin: Hebrew tammuz, tenth month of the Jewish civil year, fourth of the sacred, covering parts of June and July; also the name of a Syrian deity ... (27 of 43 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=thammuz

Tammuz

Origin: Babylonian and Assyrian god (identified with Adon), probably from Babylonian Du'uzu, contraction of Dumu-zi "the son who rises", also ... (19 of 24 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=tammuz

Oxford Dictionary:

American Heritage Dictionary:

Tammuz

Origin: Hebrew tammūz; akin to Iraqi Arabic tabbūz, July, both ultimately from Sumerian dumu-zi, Dumuzi, a dying and ... (17 of 26 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/tammuz

New World Dictionary:

Tammuz

Origin: Hebrew tammūz from Akkadian tamūz, a god of fertility from Sumerian Dumu-zi (literally, true son), god and legendary king

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/tammuz

Wiktionary:

Tammuz

Origin: Hebrew תַּמּוּז, from a Sumerian god's name (see #Etymology_2). | Sumerian __ (DUMU.ZID, "the true son").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Tammuz

Merriam-Webster:

Tammuz

First use: 1614

Origin: Hebrew Tammūz

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/tammuz

Collins Dictionary:

Encarta Dictionary:

Tammuz

First use: Mid-16th century

Origin: Hebrew Tammūz from Babylonian Du'uzu, a deity

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861718243​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

Tammuz

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Thammuz" by speech synthesizer

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Tammuz"

Audio 3: British English pronunciation of "Tammuz"

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Thammuz

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Thammuz"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Thammuz" by speech synthesizer

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YourDictionary Audio:

Thammuz

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Thammuz" by speech synthesizer

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Tammuz

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Tammuz" by speech synthesizer

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Collins Dictionary:

Tammuz [Jewish calendar]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Tammuz"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/tammuz

Google Dictionary:

Tammuz

Audio: English pronunciation of "Tammuz"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Tammuz

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Tammuz"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=tammuz​01 word=Tammuz

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