𒈗

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𒈗 U+12217, 𒈗
CUNEIFORM SIGN LUGAL
𒈖
[U+12216]
Cuneiform 𒈘
[U+12218]

Translingual[edit]

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Symbol[edit]

𒈗 Cuneiform sign LUGAL

  • Borger (2003): 266
  • Borger (1981): 151
  • HZL: 115
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: LUGAL
  • Akkadian: šàr
  • Hittite: ḫaššu
strokes
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References[edit]

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

Akkadian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew שַׂר(sar)

Noun[edit]

𒈗 (šarru<m>) [LUGAL]

  1. king

Derived terms[edit]


Hittite[edit]

𒈗
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Noun[edit]

𒈗 (LUGAL)

  1. king

Derived terms[edit]

  • LUGAL.GAL "high king"
  • DUMU.LUGAL "king's son, prince"
  • MUNUS.LUGAL "queen"

Usage notes[edit]

It was pronounced as "ḫaššu" in the native Hittite reading.


Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒈗 (LUGAL)

  1. ruler, king