Character  𒇽 
Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN LU2
Codepoint U+121FD

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

𒇽 Cuneiform sign

  • Borger (2003): 514
  • Borger (1981): 330
  • HZL: 78
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: LÚ
  • Akkadian:
  • Hittite:
strokes
  • EŠ16, EŠ6 above x 5 (10)
  • simplified to three stacked U, four U over NUN (12)
  • simplified to TAB, GE23 over BAR (5)
  • simplified to x GE23.GAM (4)

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • amīlu
  • awīlu

NounEdit

𒇽 ()

  1. man, human being, determiner for profession and nationality

Derived termsEdit

  • LÚ.LÚ.MEŠ, NAM.LÚ.U18/19.LU amīlitu, awīlitu "humanity, humankind"

HittiteEdit

NounEdit

𒇽 ()

  1. man, as determiner for male professionals

Derived termsEdit

  • MEŠ "people, population"
  • LÚ-tar "virility, manhood, heroism"
  • LÚ.KIN "artisan"

SumerianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

𒇽 ()

  1. man, person, also as determinative pronoun
Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 18:16