Akkadian edit

3 terms

Etymology edit

From Proto-Semitic *mawt- (death). Cognate with Arabic مَوْت(mawt) and Biblical Hebrew מָוֶת(mɔ́weṯ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mūtum f (construct state mūt or mūti) (from Old Assyrian/Old Babylonian on)

  1. death

Alternative forms edit

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References edit

  • mūtu”, 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), “mūtu(m)”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
  • Huehnergard, John (2011) A Grammar of Akkadian (Harvard Semitic Studies; 45), 3rd edition, Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns