Akkadian edit

Etymology edit

From 𒈪 (mūšum, night) +‎ -𒌈 (-tum, feminine suffix).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mušītum f (plural mušiātum or mušâtum) (from Old Assyrian/Old Babylonian on)

  1. nighttime, night
    Synonyms: 𒈪 (mūšum), 𒆥𒋝 (līliātum), 𒇷𒈝 (līlum)
    Antonym: 𒌓 (ūmum)
    𒄿𒈾 𒊭𒀀𒀜 𒈬𒅆𒋾𒅀 [ina šāt mušītīya]i-na ša-a-at mu-ši-ti-iain my dream (literally, “during that of my night”)

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References edit

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