𒂗

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Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN EN
Codepoint U+12097

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

𒂗

  1. Cuneiform sign EN

Usage notes[edit]

d ictionary notes
  • Borger (2003): 164
  • Borger (1981): 99
  • HZL: 40
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: EN, ENSI (= EN.ME.LI)
  • Akkadian: in4
  • Hittite: en, in4

References[edit]

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Wikipedia

  • R. Borger, Assyrisch-Babylonische Zeichenliste, 2nd ed., Neukirchen-Vluyn (1981)
  • R. Borger, Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon, Münster (2003).
  • Chr. Rüster, E. Neu, Hethitisches Zeichenlexikon (HZL), Wiesbaden (1989)

Akkadian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *baʿl-.

Noun[edit]

𒂗 (bēlu) [EN]

  1. en
  2. master
  3. ruler
  4. owner
  5. lord

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sumerian 𒂗 (EN).

Noun[edit]

𒂗 (enu) [EN]

  1. priestess
  2. high priest
  3. earl

Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒂗 (EN)

  1. priestess
  2. lord

Derived terms[edit]

  • (in names of gods): DEN.LÍL = Enlil, DEN.KI = Enki
  • (others): EN.NU.UN ("guard"), MUNUS.ENSI ("female seer")