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SymbolEdit

𒈗 Cuneiform sign LUGAL

  • Borger (2003): 266
  • Borger (1981): 151
  • HZL: 115
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: LUGAL
  • Akkadian: šàr
  • Hittite: ḫaššu
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ReferencesEdit

  • 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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Hebrew שַׂר (sar)

NounEdit

𒈗 (šarru<m>) [LUGAL]

  1. king

Derived termsEdit


HittiteEdit

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NounEdit

𒈗 (LUGAL)

  1. king

Derived termsEdit

  • LUGAL.GAL "high king"
  • DUMU.LUGAL "king's son, prince"
  • MUNUS.LUGAL "queen"

Usage notesEdit

It was pronounced as "ḫaššu" in the native Hittite reading.


SumerianEdit

NounEdit

𒈗 (LUGAL)

  1. ruler, king