Akkadian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Semitic *ʔaḫwat- (sister). Equivalent to 𒋀 (aḫum, brother) +‎ -𒀀𒌈 (-atum, feminine suffix). Cognate with Arabic أُخْت (ʔuḵt) and Biblical Hebrew אָחוֹת (ʔɔḥóṯ).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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aḫātum f (plural aḫḫātum)

  1. sister

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