Akkadian edit

2 terms

Etymology edit

Compare perhaps Arabic فَشَق (fašaq, distance between two horns or two teats).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

pašāqum (G, u, durative ipaššuq, perfect iptašuq, preterite ipšuq, imperative pušuq) (Old Babylonian, Middle Babylonian, Middle Assyrian, Standard Babylonian)

  1. to be(come) narrow, constricted
  2. to be(come) difficult

Conjugation edit

Infinitive pašāqum
Participle pāšiqum
Adjective pašqum
Active Durative Perfect Preterite Imperative
1.sg apaššuq aptašuq apšuq lupšuq
2.sg m tapaššuq taptašuq tapšuq pušuq
f tapaššuqī taptašqī tapšuqī pušqī
3.sg ipaššuq iptašuq ipšuq lipšuq
1.pl nipaššuq niptašuq nipšuq i nipšuq
2.pl tapaššuqā taptašqā tapšuqā pušqā
3.pl m ipaššuqū iptašqū ipšuqū lipšuqū
f ipaššuqā iptašqā ipšuqā lipšuqā
This table gives Old Babylonian inflection. For conjugation in other dialects, see Appendix:Akkadian dialectal conjugation.

Alternative forms edit

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Derived terms edit

References edit

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