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𒂷𒆪

AkkadianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *malk- (king, prince).

NounEdit

𒂷𒆪 (malku [mal-ku]m

  1. prince
    • 9th century BCE, Royal inscription of Shalmaneser III
      mal-ku ša2 kurḫat-ti ina ⸢GIR3⸣-MIN-ia5 u2-šak-ni-su-<nu>
      lul-lik ša2 kurur-ar-ṭa-a-a lu-u-mur qa-rab-šu2-nu
      malkū ša Hatti ina šēpīya ušaknissunu
      lullik ša Urarṭaya lūmur qarābšunu
      I made the princes of Hatti bow down at my feet;
      (now) I wish to go (and) experience warfare with the Urarṭians.