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In Sumerian mythology, Utu is the offspring of Nanna and Ningal and is the god of the sun and of justice. At the end of every day he descends to the underworld where he determines the fate of the dead. There is no indication of how the jurisdiction of Utu and Nanna differed. Some texts suggest that he sleeps during this time as well.


UTU can also stand for the United Transportation Union


Utu is also a Maori word, referring to a ritualised revenge or revenge to restore honour.


Utu is the name of a New Zealand film.


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In the Sumerian tradition, Utu is the son of Nanna, the Moon Lord and his consort Ningal, and twin brother of Inanna, the Great Goddess of Love and War, showing therefore that the Light of the Day came from the Torch of the Night and the Lady of Dreams.
Utu´s social role is therefore as guardian of justice, as judge of gods and men.
Utu helps Dumuzi escape twice the gala demons by shapeshifting the young shepherd-king first into a slow, lowly snake, meaning that Dumuzi should learn to master the wisdom of the low earth and physical plane, and not to feel above it as the young king behaved in the absence of Inanna.
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