𒀭

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TranslingualEdit

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Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN AN
Unicode block Cuneiform
Codepoint U+1202D
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SymbolEdit

𒀭

  1. Cuneiform sign AN.

𒀭Cuneiform sumer dingir.jpg

Cuneiform sign AN

  • Borger (2003): 10
  • Borger (1981): 13
  • HZL: 8
  • Unicode: U+1202D 𒀭
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: AN, DINGIR
  • Akkadian: ìl
  • Hittite: an
meanings
  • AN "heaven"
  • DINGIR "deity"
  • AN.BAR "iron"
  • NANNA=AN.NA "tin"
  • KUR AN.TA "upland"
  • AN KI "heaven and earth"
  • AN GE6 "eclipse (of a celestial body)"
evolution
originally a drawing of a star; in Sumerian cuneiform consisting of four crossing wedges, Cuneiform sumer dingir.jpg, in Assyrian cuneiform simplified to Dingir120.jpg.

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

From Proto-Semitic *ʾil- ‎(deity).

NounEdit

𒀭 ‎(ilu‹m›m [DINGIR]

  1. (logogram) god, deity
  2. (rare) priest

NounEdit

𒀭 ‎(ilatu‹m›f [DINGIR]

  1. (logogram) goddess

NounEdit

𒀭 ‎(d) [DINGIR]

  1. god, deity

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Semitic *šamāy- ‎(sky, heaven).

NounEdit

𒀭 ‎(šamû) [AN]

  1. (logographic, plural only) sky (Often spelled 𒀭𒈨𒌍 ‎(AN.MEŠ)

Etymology 3Edit

From Sumerian 𒀭 ‎(AN, Anu).

Proper nounEdit

𒀭 ‎(anu‹m›)

  1. Anu

ReferencesEdit


SumerianEdit

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NounEdit

𒀭 ‎(DINGIR)

  1. deity
  2. god
  3. goddess
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