Akkadian edit

3 terms

Etymology edit

From Proto-Semitic *kabid- (liver). Cognate with Arabic كَبِد(kabid) and Biblical Hebrew כָּבֵד(kɔḇéḏ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kabattum f (from Old Babylonian on)

  1. innards
  2. liver
    Synonym: (extispicy) 𒌍 (amūtum)
  3. (transferred sense) mood, temper, humour, mind, intention (used in parallelism with 𒊮 (libbum))

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings

References edit

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