Akkadian edit

Etymology edit

Adverbial accusative of 𒌓 (ūmum, day).

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

ūmam (Old Assyrian, Old Babylonian, Middle Assyrian, Standard Babylonian)

  1. today, on this day
    𒌓𒈠𒈠u₄-ma-ma /ūmamma/ ― this very day
  2. for a day
  3. (correlative) on one day... on another...

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic

References edit

  • “ūma”, 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) “ūma(m)”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag