Akkadian edit

Etymology edit


Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

šapattum f (Old Akkadian, Babylonian, Old Assyrian)

  1. 15th day of the month
  2. period of 15 days, a fortnight

Inflection edit

singular dual plural
Nominative šapattum šapattān šapatātum
Genitive šapattim šapattīn šapatātim
Accusative šapattam šapattīn šapatātim
Construct state šapatti
This table gives Old Babylonian inflection. Not all of the entries may be attested.

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic

References edit

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