See also: Sin

Akkadian

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Root
s-'-n
1 term

Etymology

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Unknown.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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Sîn m (from Old Akkadian on)

  1.  Nanna, Suen, Nanna-Suen, the Sumerian moon god, son of Enlil and Ninlil.
  2. (especially Standard Babylonian, astronomy) moon
  3. (Old Akkadian, Old Assyrian, Middle Assyrian) the name of a month

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References

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  • “sīnu”, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD)[1], Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956–2011
  • Black, Jeremy, George, Andrew, Postgate, Nicholas (2000) “Sîn”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
  • Miller, Douglas B., Shipp, R. Mark (2014) An Akkadian Handbook, 2nd edition, Eisenbrauns, page 140