𒃲 U+120F2, 𒃲
CUNEIFORM SIGN GAL
𒃱
[U+120F1]
Cuneiform 𒃳
[U+120F3]

Translingual edit

Cuneiform sign edit

𒃲 Sign Number
MZL 553
Deimel 343
HZL 242
Components
𒍦, 𒈨

Derived signs edit

References edit

 
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Wikipedia
  • R. Borger, Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon (MZL), Münster (2003)
  • A. Deimel, Šumerisches Lexikon (Deimel), Rome (1947)
  • Chr. Rüster, E. Neu, Hethitisches Zeichenlexikon (HZL), Wiesbaden (1989)

Akkadian edit

Sign values edit

Sign 𒃲
Sumerograms GAL
Phonetic values gal/qal, kal₂

Etymology edit

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒃲 (gal, cup; big)

Logogram edit

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. Sumerogram of kāsum (cup)
  2. Sumerogram of rabûm (big)
  3. Sumerogram of ribbatum/rabbatum (arrears)

Hittite edit

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Symbol edit

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. (LÚ)GAL "superior, chief, highest ranking"
    • GAL NA.GAD "chief shepherd"
    • GAL (LÚ)GEŠTIN "wine chief" (official rank)

Sumerian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

𒃲 (gal)

  1. a large cup

Etymology 2 edit

Alternative forms of
/gal/
𒄖𒌌 (gu-ul)

Adjective edit

𒃲 (gal) (plural 𒃲𒃲 (gal-gal /⁠galgal⁠/))

  1. big, large, great, full-grown
    𒃻 𒃲ninda gallarge bread
    𒐐𒁹 𒈦 𒃲𒃲ninnu-diš maš gal-gal /ninnu-diš maš galgal/ ― fifty-one full-grown he-goats

Verb edit

𒃲 (gal)

  1. to be big, large, great
  2. to be older, elder, eldest

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • 𒃲 (gal, cup)” in ePSD2
  • 𒃲 (gal, to be big)” in ePSD2
  • Jagersma, Bram (2010) A Descriptive Grammar of Sumerian[1] (doctoral thesis), page 270