Last modified on 25 May 2014, at 20:35

𒉈

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Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN NE
Unicode block Cuneiform
Codepoint U+12248

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

𒉈 Cuneiform sign NE

  • Borger (2003): 313
  • Borger (1981):
  • HZL: 169
phonetic values
  • Sumerian:
  • Akkadian: ne, bil, pil, kúm
  • Hittite:
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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

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Arabic آب (ʾĀb, August), Syriac ܐܒ (ʾĀb), Hebrew אָב (ʾĀḇ).

NounEdit

𒉈 (Abu)

  1. Ab, fifth month of the year (approximately July-August)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʾiš- (fire)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

𒉈 (išātuf [IZI] (pl išātātum)

  1. fire
    • BRM 4, 06, Clay, Albert T., 1923, Lunar eclipse rituals, line 18:
      a-di AN.GE6 u2-nam-mar IZI ina muḫ-ḫi ga-rak-ku la te-bel-<le>
      adi antallû unammar išātu ina muhhi garakku lā tebelle
      Until the eclipse becomes light, the fire on the altar must not be extinguished.

SumerianEdit

VerbEdit

𒉈 (NE)

  1. to bring, carry
  2. to burn

NounEdit

𒉈 (NE)

  1. fire
  2. brazier