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The Forgotten Meaning of Annunaki: Connecting Sumerian and Sanskrit.
The interpretation of the name "Annunaki" as "those who came from heaven to earth" or "those who came down from the sky" is currently widely accepted by scholars who study Sumerian and Babylonian mythology, and it is based on the earliest known written records of the Anunnaki in ancient Sumerian cuneiform texts. Unfortunately this interpretation is completely wrong. Furthermore; it is thought that Sumerian is considered to be a language isolate (a truly beautiful word), which supposedly means that it is not known to be related to any other language. Other hypotheses indicate that due to its long history and geographical location, it is likely that Sumerian has influenced and been influenced by neighboring languages, such as Akkadian (a truly amazing name for I rediscovered Akkadian literally means "One I am" or "I am One"), Elamite (which essentially means "Elohim" or "I am Him" or "One I Am"), and other languages of the ancient Near East. Sanskrit, on the other hand, is thought to be a member of the Indo-European language family, and it has influenced and been influenced by other languages in the family, as well as by non-Indo-European languages of India. For example, it is thought that Sanskrit has borrowed from Prakrit, which is a group of Middle Indic languages that developed from Old Indic dialects, and from Dravidian languages spoken in southern India. So while it is currently assumed that Sumerian and Sanskrit are from different language families and that there is no evidence of any direct etymological connection between them, I would like to argue that this is erroneous. Everything is connected alright. Allow me to illustrate this with this word "Anunnaki" which is believed to mean "the ones who came from heaven to earth" or "those who came down from the sky". The word is composed of two parts: "Anu" and "(n)aki". "Anu" is said to be the Sumerian god of the sky and the ruler of the gods, while "(n)aki" means "to come down" or "to descend". Unfortunately this is only very and I do mean very partially correct. Truth is that the word Annunaki has a much more profound (forgotten) significance. Annunaki is composed of two equivalent Sanskrit words namely "Aṇu" (अणु) which literally means Self (or Aham or Adam hence also Atom) and "Eka" (एक) which means One. In other words. The meaning of the word "Annunaki" is "Self is One" or "There is only Oneself". Not only do I posit that we have forgotten the true meaning of important words like Akkadian, Elamite or Anunnaki but we have also made an error in assuming that there was no connection between Sanskrit and Sumerian and that Sumerian was not a language isolate after all. Not that it matters for what matters is Love. Love is why One is Two. In other words. May we never forget that the Word speaks all words and that the purpose of the Word is Love; Love is why the Word is Diverse.~ Wald Wassermann, Physicist