Akkadian edit

Root
k-n-k
4 terms

Etymology edit

From the verb kanākum (to seal).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kanīkum m or f (plural kanīkū m or kanīkātum f)

  1. sealed document
    Synonyms: kankum, kunukkum
  2. (Old Babylonian, Standard Babylonian, Middle Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian) purchase document, receipt
  3. (Old Babylonian) sealed bag

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
Phonetic

References edit

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