𒍣

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Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN ZI
Unicode block Cuneiform
Codepoint U+12363

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

𒍣 Cuneiform sign ZI

  • Borger (2003): 140
  • Borger (1981):
  • HZL: 33
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: ZI
  • Akkadian: zi, ṣí, ze
  • Hittite:
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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[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Aramaic ܢܲܦܫܵܐ (napšā), Ugaritic 𐎐𐎔𐎌 (npš), Arabic نفس (nafs, life).

Noun[edit]

𒍣 (napištu) [ZI]

  1. throat
  2. life

Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒍣 (ZI)

  1. life

References[edit]