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The following documentation is automatically transcluded by the template {{scriptt}}.

This template is a script code template. It is used internally within Wiktionary to provide font support for scripts and to assign names and other information to codes.

The contents of this template and its subtemplates is synchronized with its Lua equivalent, Module:scripts. If you make any changes, please remember to update both, to avoid any discrepancies.

Other information

Name[edit] Cuneiform
Main category Category:Cuneiform script

The following documentation is located at Template:Xsux/documentation. [edit]


This template is intended to support various stages of cuneiform, although available fonts only provide for parts. The default title is “cuneiform text”. Parameter no. 2 optionally accepts either numeric or language-code values:

  1. Archaic pictograms (not supported)
  2. Rotated pictograms (not supported)
  3. Abstracted glyphs (not supported)
  4. Classical Sumerian cuneiform = sux, 4
  5. Neo-Sumerian cuneiform = 5
  6. Old Assyrian cuneiform = akk, hit, xeb, 6
  7. Neo-Assyrian cuneiform = 7
1 archaic pictogram, around 3000 BC; 2 rotated pictogram, around 2800 BC; 3 abstracted glyphs in archaic monumental inscriptions, from ca. 2600 BC; 4 Classical Sumerian cuneiform as written in clay, from ca. 2600 BC; 5 Neo-Sumerian, late 3rd millennium; 6 Old Assyrian, early 2nd millennium, as adopted into Hittite; 7 Neo-Assyrian, early 1st millennium