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In Irish mythology, Anu (or Ana, sometimes given as Anann or Anand) is a goddess. She may be a goddess in her own right, or an alternate name for Danu. In the Lebor Gabála Érenn, "Anand" is given as an alternate name for Morrígu. While an Irish goddess, in parts of Britain a similar figure is referred to as "Gentle Annie," in an effort to avoid offense, a tactic which is similar to referring to the fairies as "The Good People". As her name is often conflated with a number of other goddesses, it is not always clear which figure is being referred to if the name is taken out of context.
Anu may refer to:Mythology
- Anu, an Irish goddess
- Anu, a Mesopotamian god
- Anu, a son of King Yayati in Hindu mythology
- Anu (name), a given name and surname (including a list of persons with the name)
- Queen Anu (died 1696), Mongolian noblewoman and warrior
- Anu (film), 2009 Kannada film
- aṇu, the Sanskrit term for "atom" in Indian atomism
- ānu, a Sanskrit term for "man" or "foreigner" and the name of a Vedic tribe
- Anu (fly), a genus of Hoverfly
- anu, a.k.a. mashua, an Andean vegetable
- Anu-Hkongso language, a Sino-Tibetan language of Burma
- Anu Jur, a.k.a. the Akhurian River
- Australian National University
- Anhui Normal University
- American Nationalist Union, an American political party previously called the Populist Party
- IATA airport code for V. C. Bird International Airport, Antigua
Anu, is a Vedic Sanskrit term for a major tribe in the Rigveda, RV 1.108.8, RV 8.10.5 (both times listed together with the Druhyu) and, later also in the Mahabharata. One of the Anu kings, King Anga, was a chakravartin ( AB 8.22).
Ānava, the vrddhi derivation of Anu appears as the name of a ruler in the Rigvedic account of the Battle of the Ten Kings (7.18.13) and at 8.4.1 with the Turvaśa (tribe). The meaning ánu "living, human" (Naighantu) cannot be substantiated for the Rigveda and may have been derived from the tribal name,
Anu is a 2009 Kannada language film starring Pooja Gandhi in the lead role. It is directed by Shivaganapathi and produced by Balu. Background music is composed by music director Shekar Chandra. This is a remake of the Telugu film Anasuya, which was directed by Ravi Babu, with Bhoomika Chawla in the lead. The film was released on 9 January 2009.
Anu (in Akkadian; Sumerian: An, from ????An "sky, heaven") is the earliest attested Sky Father deity. In Sumerian religion, he was also " King of the Gods", " Lord of the Constellations, Spirits and Demons", and " Supreme Ruler of the Kingdom of Heaven", where Anu himself wandered the highest Heavenly Regions. He was believed to have the power to judge those who had committed crimes, and to have created the stars as soldiers to destroy the wicked. His attribute was the Royal Tiara. His attendant and vizier was the god Ilabrat.
Anu is a genus of Hoverfly, from the family Syrphidae, in the order Diptera. It is only known from New Zealand.
Usage examples of "anu".
She stood up and put her hands on the lapels of his coat and Grew mcni lugciiici anu uni-iuiiing i.
Janet, he found, was a surprising woman, apart from his knowledge of her as a child, and a young girl, when he remembered her being full of chitcnat, anu merry, anu liicii uuruig ucr visus lu ucip 111 luc uuusc when she had appeared slightly reserved, he had really known nothing about her.
The Greater and the Lesser Companies of the Gods assembled in the celestial Anu, or Heliopolis, and ordered Osiris to stand up and defend himself against the charges brought against him by Set.
Now, more than ever, she needed to be the warrior Kelsey , the woman who backed down to no one, anu not just because Bill Winslow was once again after her life.
Because of the priest of Anu, the Gunderman was taken and hanged in the market square.
Polynesian languages and cultures far to the west of Polynesia, in the eastern sector of the Melanesian islands: Tikopia, Anuta, Rennell, Bellona, Stewart, Ontong Java, the Duffs, and numbers of others.
While most of them show signs of settlement or resettlement within the last seven hundred years, others, such as Anuta and Tikopia have been inhabited by Polynesian-related peoples for over two thousand years.
The upper extreme of 1,100 people per square mile was reached on the high island of Anuta, whose population converted essentially all the land to intensive food production, thereby crammed 160 people into the island's 100 acres, and joined the ranks of the densest self-sufficient populations in the world.
The upper extreme of 1,100 people per square mile was reached on the high island of Anuta, whose population converted essentially all the land to intensive food production, thereby crammed 160 people into the island’s 100 acres, and joined the ranks of the densest self-sufficient populations in the world.
Dryland agriculture became especially productive on Easter, tiny Anuta, and flat and low Tonga, where Polynesians devoted most of the land area to the growing of food.
The upper extreme of 1,100 people per square mile was reached on the high island of Anuta, whose population converted essentially all the land to intensive food production, thereby crammed 160 people into the island’.