Enki

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En·ki

 (ĕn′kē)
n. Mythology
The Mesopotamian god of waters and primeval establisher of law and order.

[Sumerian en-ki-k, lord of the earth : en, lord + ki, earth + -k, genitive suff.]
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Noun1.Enki - water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
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Scholars of ancient civilizations, as well as beer geeks, know that the Sumerians worshiped a goddess of brewing named Ninkasi, daughter of Enki, the lord Nudimmud, and Ninti, the queen of the Abzu.
This allusion was certainly intended because Marduk's parents at the beginning of Enuma elis are Nudimmud (Enki/Ea) and his wife Damkina (Ee I: 78-80).
First the gods Lahmu and Lahamu are born, and then Anshar and Kishar, and then Anu and Nudimmud, and so on.