𒌦

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Assyrian cuneiform U12326 MesZL 500 or U12327 MesZL 501.svg
𒌦 U+12326, 𒌦
CUNEIFORM SIGN UN
𒌥
[U+12325]
Cuneiform 𒌧
[U+12327]

Translingual[edit]

Cuneiform sign[edit]

𒌦 Sign Number
MZL 500; 501
Deimel 312
HZL 197

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 𒌦
Sumerograms KALAM, UG₃, UKU₃, UN
Phonetic values un

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Sumerian 𒌦 (kalam, country, land)

Logogram[edit]

𒌦 (KALAM)

  1. Sumerogram of mātum (country, land)

Sumerian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

“land”
Emegir
𒌦 (kalam)
Emesal
𒅗𒈾𒉘 (kanag̃)

Noun[edit]

𒌦 (kalam)

  1. land, country, nation (normally referring to Sumer).

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒌦 (un, ug̃₃ /ug̃/)

  1. people, population

References[edit]

  • 𒌦 (kalam)” in ePSD2
  • 𒌦 (ug̃₃)” in ePSD2