𒆍𒀭𒊏𒆠

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Akkadian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Traditionally derived from 𒆍𒀭𒊏 (KA2.DINGIR.RA /bāb ili/, gate of god), but this is contested now.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Old Babylonian) IPA(key): /baː.bi.lim/ (stress unknown)
  • (Late Babylonian) IPA(key): /baː.bi.li/ (stress unknown)

Proper noun[edit]

𒆍𒀭𒊏𒆠 (KA2.DINGIR.RAKI /bābili/) (indeclinable)

  1. Babylon

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References[edit]

  • Lieu, Samuel N. C. (2012), “Babylon”, in Places and peoples in Central Asia and in the Graeco-Roman Near East: A multilingual gazetteer compiled for the Serica Project from select Pre-Islamic sources, page 7a
  • Muss-Arnolt, William (1905), “Bābilu”, in A Concise Dictionary of the Assyrian Language, volume I, Berlin: Reuther & Reichard, pages 144–145