๐’Š•

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𒊕 U+12295, 𒊕
CUNEIFORM SIGN SAG
โ† 𒊔
[U+12294]
Cuneiform 𒊖 โ†’
[U+12296]

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

๐’Š•

  1. Cuneiform sign SAG

Usage notes[edit]

dictionary notes
  • Borger (2003): 184
  • Borger (1981): 115
  • HZL: 192
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: SAG, SUR14
  • Akkadian: ลกag, ลกak, ลกaq, riลก
  • Hittite:
sign evolution

Cuneiform sign SAG.svg

1. the pictogram as it was drawn around 3000 BCE;
2. the rotated pictogram as written around 2800 BCE;
3. the abstracted glyph in archaic monumental inscriptions, from ca. 2600 BCE;
4. the sign as written in clay, contemporary to stage 3;
5. late 3rd millennium (Neo-Sumerian);
6. Old Assyrian, early 2nd millennium, as adopted into Hittite;
7. simplified sign as written by Assyrian scribes in the early 1st millennium.

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[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *raสพลก-.

Noun[edit]

๐’Š• (rฤ“ลกu, qaqqadu) [SAG]

  1. head (of a person, animal)
  2. top, upper part
  3. beginning
  4. top quality, the best

References[edit]


Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

๐’Š• (SAG)

  1. head

Derived terms[edit]