Akkadian edit

Etymology edit

Unknown. Compare Arabic كُحْل (kuḥl).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

guḫlum m (Standard Babylonian)

  1. kohl, antimony paste (used as eye paint)

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic

References edit

  • “guḫlu”, 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) “guḫlu”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag