𒀭

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𒀭 U+1202D, 𒀭
CUNEIFORM SIGN AN
𒀬
[U+1202C]
Cuneiform 𒀮
[U+1202E]

Translingual[edit]

Cuneiform sign[edit]

𒀭

Sign Number[edit]

  • MZL: 10
  • Deimel: 13
  • HZL: 8

Derived signs[edit]

𒀮, 𒀯, 𒂼

Evolution[edit]

Originally a drawing of a star; in Sumerian cuneiform consisting of four crossing wedges, in Assyrian cuneiform simplified to Dingir120.jpg.

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]

Transliteration[edit]

  • Sumerograms: AN, DINGIR
  • Phonetic values: an

Etymology 1[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒀭 (ān, sky).

Noun[edit]

𒀭 (AN)

  1. Sumerogram of šamû (sky)

Proper noun[edit]

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𒀭 (AN)

  1. Sumerogram of Anum

Etymology 2[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒀭 (dig̃ir, god).

Noun[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.

Sumerian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

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𒀭 (ān)

  1. sky, heaven
  2. the sky god Ān

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒀭 (dig̃ir)

  1. deity, god/goddess

Determinative[edit]

𒀭 (d)

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

References[edit]