𒉈

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Unicode name CUNEIFORM SIGN NE
Codepoint U+12248

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

𒉈 Cuneiform sign NE

  • Borger (2003): 313
  • Borger (1981):
  • HZL: 169
phonetic values
  • Sumerian:
  • Akkadian: ne, bil, pil, kúm
  • Hittite:

References[edit]

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Wikipedia

  • 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]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic آب (ʾĀb, August), Syriac ܐܒ (ʾĀb), Hebrew אָב (ʾĀḇ).

Noun[edit]

𒉈 (Abu)

  1. Ab, fifth month of the year (approximately July-August)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾiš- (fire)

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒉈 (išātuf [IZI] (pl išātātum)

  1. fire
    • BRM 4, 06, Clay, Albert T., 1923, Lunar eclipse rituals, line 18:
      a-di AN.GE6 u2-nam-mar IZI ina muḫ-ḫi ga-rak-ku la te-bel-<le>
      adi antallû unammar išātu ina muhhi garakku lā tebelle
      Until the eclipse becomes light, the fire on the altar must not be extinguished.

Sumerian[edit]

Verb[edit]

𒉈 (NE)

  1. to bring, carry
  2. to burn

Noun[edit]

𒉈 (NE)

  1. fire
  2. brazier