π’†π’€­π’Šπ’† 

Akkadian edit

Logogram edit

π’†π’€­π’Šπ’†  β€’ (KAβ‚‚.DINGIR.RAki)

  1. Sumerogram of Bābilim (β€œBabylon”)

Sumerian edit

Signs in this term
𒆍 π’€­ π’Š π’† 

Etymology edit

From 𒆍 (kaβ‚‚, kanβ‚„ /⁠kan⁠/, β€œgate”) +β€Ž π’€­π’Š (digΜƒir-ra /⁠digΜƒirak⁠/, β€œof god”) +β€Ž π’†  (ki, determinative), literally β€œGate of God”, Neo-Sumerian loan translation of the name of the city, interpreted by Akkadian speakers in what is likely a folk etymology as bāb (β€œgate”) +β€Ž ilim (β€œof god”).

Proper noun edit

π’†π’€­π’Šπ’†  β€’ (babilimβ‚‚ki /babilim/)

  1. Babylon

References edit

  • β€œπ’†π’€­π’Šπ’†  (Babilim)” in ePSD2