Akkadian edit

Root
š-l-g
1 term
 
𒊭𒀠𒄖𒌝 (šalgum)

Etymology edit

From Proto-Semitic *ṯalg- (snow). Cognate with Arabic ثَلْج (ṯalj) and Biblical Hebrew שֶׁלֶג (šɛ́lɛḡ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

šalgum m (Old Babylonian, Mari, Standard Babylonian)

  1. snow, sleet

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
Phonetic

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • “šalgu”, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD)[1], Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956–2011
  • Black, Jeremy, George, Andrew, Postgate, Nicholas (2000) “šalgu(m)”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag