Definitions for ptahptɑ, ptɑx

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ptah

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ptahptɑ, ptɑx(n.)

  1. an ancient Egyptian deity, believed to be the creator of the universe and sometimes identified with other gods.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ptah(noun)

    a major Egyptian god; shaper of the world; father of gods and men; worshipped especially at Memphis

Wiktionary

  1. Ptah(ProperNoun)

    Egyptian god of death and the rebirth of the soul.

  2. Origin: * () Ptḥ

Freebase

  1. Ptah

    In Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the triad of Memphis, he is the husband of Sekhmet and the father of Nefertum. He was also regarded as the father of the sage Imhotep. The Greeks knew him as the god Hephaestus, and in this form Manetho made him the first king of Egypt.

Translation

Find a translation for the ptah definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these ptah definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"ptah." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ptah>.

Are we missing a good definition for ptah?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ptah: