𒍣

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𒍣 U+12363, 𒍣
CUNEIFORM SIGN ZI
𒍢
[U+12362]
Cuneiform 𒍤
[U+12364]

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

𒍣 Cuneiform sign ZI

  • Borger (2003): 140
  • Borger (1981):
  • HZL: 33
phonetic values
  • Sumerian: ZI
  • Akkadian: zi, ṣí, ze
  • Hittite:
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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Aramaic ܢܲܦܫܵܐ(napšā), Ugaritic 𐎐𐎔𐎌(npš), Arabic نفس(nafs, life).

Noun[edit]

𒍣 ‎(napištu [ZI]) ‎(plural 𒍣𒍣(napšātum [ZI.ZI]) or 𒍣𒈨𒌍(napšātum [ZI.MEŠ]))

  1. throat
  2. life

Sumerian[edit]

Noun[edit]

𒍣 ‎(ZI)

  1. life

References[edit]