𒀭

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Assyrian cuneiform U1202D MesZL 10.svg
𒀭 U+1202D, 𒀭
CUNEIFORM SIGN AN
𒀬
[U+1202C]
Cuneiform 𒀮
[U+1202E]

Translingual[edit]

Cuneiform sign[edit]

𒀭 Sign Number
MZL 10
Deimel 13
HZL 8
Components
𒄬, 𒁹

Derived signs[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Originally a drawing of a star.

References[edit]

  • R. Borger, Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon (MZL), Münster (2003)
  • A. Deimel, Šumerisches Lexikon (Deimel), Rome (1947)
  • Chr. Rüster, E. Neu, Hethitisches Zeichenlexikon (HZL), Wiesbaden (1989)

Akkadian[edit]

Sign values[edit]

Sign 𒀭
Sumerograms AN, DINGIR
Phonetic values an

Etymology 1[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒀭 (ān, sky).

Logogram[edit]

𒀭 (AN)

  1. Sumerogram of elûm (upper)
  2. Sumerogram of elûm (tall, high)
  3. Sumerogram of šamû (sky)
  4. Sumerogram of Anum

Etymology 2[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒀭 (dig̃ir, god).

Logogram[edit]

𒀭 (DINGIR)

  1. Sumerogram of ilum (god)
  2. Sumerogram of iltum (goddess)

Determinative[edit]

𒀭 (d)

  1. (from the first letter of the Latin word deus, "god") used before names of gods and deities.

Further reading[edit]

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Sumerian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

𒀭 (am₆ /am/)

  1. (Old Sumerian) Alternative form of 𒀀𒀭 (am₃ /am/)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒀭 (an /ān/)

  1. sky, heaven
  2. the sky god Ān

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒀭 (dig̃ir)

  1. deity, god/goddess

Determinative[edit]

𒀭 (d)

  1. Used before names of gods and deities.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 𒀭 (dig̃ir)” in ePSD2
  • 𒀭 (an)” in ePSD2
  • 𒀭 (An)” in ePSD2

Further reading[edit]