Akkadian edit

Etymology edit

From ๐’€ญ (ilum, โ€œgodโ€) +โ€Ž -๐’Œˆ (-tum, feminine suffix). Akin to Arabic โงุฅูู„ูŽุงู‡ูŽุฉโฉ (ส”ilฤha) and Biblical Hebrew โงืึตืœึธื”โฉ (ส”elษ”ฬ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

iltumย f (construct state ilat, plural ilฤtum, masculine ilum) (Old Akkadian, Babylonian, Old Assyrian)

  1. goddess

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic Mixed

References edit

  • โ€œiltuโ€, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD), Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956โ€“2011
  • Black, Jeremy; George, Andrew; Postgate, Nicholas (2000), โ€œiltu(m)โ€, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag