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akkadian (assyrian)
LīLīṯU > LîLîṯ (LIL > LIL-ITU)

This name derives from the Hebrew “Lîlîṯ”, traced to the Akkadian (Babylonian) reconstruction of “Līlīṯu”. In turn the Hebrew name “Lilith or Lilit” means “night creatures, night monster, night hag, screech owl”. Lilith is a Hebrew name for a figure in Jewish mythology, developed earliest in the Babylonian Talmud, who is generally thought to be in part derived from a historically far earlier class of female demons Līlīṯu in Mesopotamian Religion, found in Cuneiform texts of Sumer, Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. Another possibility is identifying the Akkadian “Lil-itu” as a loan from the Sumerian “lil”, meaning "air", specifically from “Ninlil”, meaning "lady air, goddess of the south wind".

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