Last modified on 5 November 2013, at 05:15
Character  𒃲 
Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN GAL
Codepoint U+120F2

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

Cuneiform sign GAL

  • Borger (2003): 553
  • Borger (1981): 343
  • HZL: 242
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: GAL, GALA8
  • Akkadian: kál, qal, ráb
  • Hittite: gal, (kál)
strokes

three or four stacked , one DIŠ, one . 𒃲

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ReferencesEdit

Wikipedia

  • R. Borger, Assyrisch-Babylonische Zeichenliste, 2nd ed., Neukirchen-Vluyn (1981)
  • R. Borger, Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon, Münster (2003).
  • Chr. Rüster, E. Neu, Hethitisches Zeichenlexikon (HZL), Wiesbaden (1989)

AkkadianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

𒃲 (rabû(m)) [GAL]

  1. great

NounEdit

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. kāsu = "cup"
  2. ra/ibbatu = "10,000"

Derived termsEdit

  • GAL.UŠUM = ušum gallu "dragon"
  • GAL.TE = tīru, a palace official

HittiteEdit

SymbolEdit

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. (LÚ)GAL "superior, chief, highest ranking"
    • GAL NA.GAD "chief shepherd"
    • GAL (LÚ)GEŠTIN "wine chief" (official rank)

SumerianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. great

Derived termsEdit