๐’‚—

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๐’‚— U+12097, 𒂗
CUNEIFORM SIGN EN
โ† ๐’‚–
[U+12096]
Cuneiform ๐’‚˜ โ†’
[U+12098]

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

๐’‚—

  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]

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

Akkadian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *baสฟl-.

Noun[edit]

๐’‚— โ€Ž(bฤ“lu) [EN]

  1. owner
  2. master, lord
  3. ruler, lord
  4. Bel, a Babylonian deity related to the Semitic Baal
  5. An epithet of other deities, particularly Marduk

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Sumerian ๐’‚— โ€Ž(EN).

Noun[edit]

๐’‚— โ€Ž(enu) [EN]

  1. high priest
  2. earl

Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

๐’‚— โ€Ž(transliteration needed) (EN)

  1. lord

Derived terms[edit]

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