Akkadian edit

1 term

Etymology edit

Compare Arabic قِمَّة (qimma, top, peak) and Tigre ጋሜ (gamme, frontlet, headband).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

qimmatum f (plural qimmātum) (Boghazkeui, Middle Assyrian, Standard Babylonian)

  1. hair (of the head), tuft, plume
  2. crown, top (of a tree or plant)
  3. (figurative) top
    1. decorative element of a building, column or other architectural element
    2. part of the disk of the moon

Alternative forms edit

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References edit

  • “qimmatu”, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD)[1], Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956–2011