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Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN EN
Unicode block Cuneiform
Codepoint U+12097

Contents

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

𒂗

  1. Cuneiform sign EN

Usage notesEdit

d ictionary notes
  • Borger (2003): 164
  • Borger (1981): 99
  • HZL: 40
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: EN, ENSI (= EN.ME.LI)
  • Akkadian: in4
  • Hittite: en, in4

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 *baʿl-.

NounEdit

𒂗 ‎(bēlu) [EN]

  1. owner
  2. master, lord
  3. ruler, lord
  4. Bel, a Babylonian deity related to the Semitic Baal
  5. An epithet of other deities, particularly Marduk

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Sumerian 𒂗 ‎(EN).

NounEdit

𒂗 ‎(enu) [EN]

  1. high priest
  2. earl

SumerianEdit

NounEdit

𒂗 ‎(transliteration needed) (EN)

  1. lord

Derived termsEdit

  • (in names of gods): DEN.LÍL = Enlil, DEN.KI = Enki
  • (others): EN.NU.UN ("guard"), MUNUS.ENSI ("female seer")
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