mama

South American - An Inca plant-spirit. These spirits were said to control the growth of plants and each variety had its own 'mother' or spirit. The spirit controlling the coco plant was cocomama, maize was controlled by saramama, the potato by acsumama, the quinua plant by quinuamama and so on. Referred to as mama, Ama-arhus, Ama-arhus, Amat-Ara-arhus, Arad-Ama-arhus, Mama, Great Mother, Mama, Mami, Asase, Asase, Gro Mama, Ishtar, Ishtar, Asdar, Ashdar, Astar, Estar, Ininna, Irnini, Istar, Lady of Battles, Sirtu, Tamar, Agusaya, Anunitum, As(h)darAshtart, Ast(h)ar, Bau Gula, Kilili, Mah, Minu-anni, Minu-ulla, Mylitta, Qadishtu, Sarpanitu, Babylonian Ashtoreth, Egyptian Hathor, Greek Aphrodite, Hebrew Tamar, Hurrian Shaushkas, Phoenician Astarte, Sumerian Baba, Inanna, Ella, Iku, Nidaba Nin, Saltu, Mami, Mami, Aruru, Nunusesmea, Mami, Mami, Ninhursaga, Ninhursaga, Lady of the Great Mountain, Lady of the Mountain, Ninharsag, Ningursag, Ninhursag, Ninhursagga, Ninkharsag, Ninkhursag, Ninlil, Virgin Lady, Belet-ili, Belit, Damgalminna, Damkina, Mammetu(m), Mammitu(m), Mother of the Land, Mud-kes(d)a, Nin Ki, Ninhursag(ga), Ninkarsag, Ninki, Ninmah, Ninmar, Ninna, Nintua(ma) Kalamma or Nintu(r).

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