Utnapishtim [oo t-nuh-pish-tim] Examples noun (in the Poem of Gilgamesh)
- the favorite of the gods, who survived the great flood and became immortal.
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En-lil hearkens to his speech, his heart is touched, and he blesses Utnapishtim and his wife.
Utnapishtim (or Unapishtim) means day of life, or day-life, while Ziugiddu means Life-day prolonged.
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Utnapishtim, the survivor of the deluge, is moved through pity for Gilgamesh, worn out by his long wanderings.
At the request of his wife, Utnapishtim decides to tell Gilgamesh of this plant, and he succeeds in finding it.