Akkadian edit

 
𒌨𒈨 (sāsum)

Etymology edit

From Proto-Semitic *sūs- (moth). Cognate with Arabic سُوس (sūs, moth) and Biblical Hebrew סָס (sɔs, clothes moth).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sāsum m (plural sāsū) (from Old Akkadian on)

  1. moth
  2. (Ras Shamra, Standard Babylonian) a type of stone

Alternative forms edit

Cuneiform spellings
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References edit

  • “sāsu”, 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) “sāsu(m)”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, page 319a