Tefnut

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Template:Hiero In Egyptian mythology, Tefnut is a goddess of water and fertility, indeed her name means moist waters (i.e. rain). She was created by Atum (who later was thought to be the same as Ra) from the semen which resulted from his primordial act of masturbation, or from his mucus, a mythology that may be related to the alternative translation of her name - spat waters. With her brother, Shu, she was the mother of Geb and Nuit.

Tefnut and Shu once argued, and she left Egypt. Shu quickly decided he missed her, but she fled to Nubia and changed into a cat, and destroyed any man or god that approached. Thoth, disguised, eventually succeeds in convincing her to return.fr:Tefnout nl:Tefnut pl:Tefnut fi:Tefnut zh:泰芙努特

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