𒃲

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GAL-rabu Cuneiform.svg
𒃲 U+120F2, 𒃲
CUNEIFORM SIGN GAL
𒃱
[U+120F1]
Cuneiform 𒃳
[U+120F3]

Translingual[edit]

Cuneiform sign[edit]

𒃲 Sign Number
MZL 553
Deimel 343
HZL 242
Components
𒍦, 𒈨

Derived signs[edit]

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 𒃲
Sumerograms GAL
Phonetic values gal/qal, kal₂

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒃲 (gal, cup; big)

Logogram[edit]

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. Sumerogram of kāsum (cup)
  2. Sumerogram of rabûm (big)
  3. Sumerogram of ribbatum/rabbatum (arrears)

Hittite[edit]

𒃲
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Symbol[edit]

𒃲 (GAL)

  1. (LÚ)GAL "superior, chief, highest ranking"
    • GAL NA.GAD "chief shepherd"
    • GAL (LÚ)GEŠTIN "wine chief" (official rank)

Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒃲 (gal)

  1. a large cup

Verb[edit]

𒃲 (gal)

  1. to be big, large, great
  2. to be older, elder, eldest

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 𒃲 (gal, cup)” in ePSD2
  • 𒃲 (gal, to be big)” in ePSD2