Ningal , also Ningaldi ( mistress calling out loud ), is a Mesopotamian goddess. She was the wife of the moon god Nanna , daughter of Enki and Ningikuga . Her children include the sun god Utu and the war, love and fertility goddess Inanna . The temple Egipar in Ur was dedicated to her .
The Sumerographically written name NIN.GAL "Grosse Herrin" is a reinterpretation of the originally Semitic name Ningal (<ursemit. * Mingal- "sickle").
Ningal found its way into various Panthea, mostly under the name Nikkal. As such, she was adopted by the Hurrites and then also worshiped by the Hittites, and played a not insignificant role as the oath goddess. It is sung about in a Hurrian hymn from Ugarit . She is depicted in the Hittite rock sanctuary of Yazılıkaya .
As the wife of the moon god of Harran , she was also worshiped by the Arameans.