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cuneiform signlist, part6.

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The modern order is based (from left to right) on the sequence:

The sign list contains at least three items:
--a number from Borger's book `Assyrische-babylonische Zeichenliste'
--the cuneiform sign in New Assyrian orthography
--the name of the sign or one of its values.

signs with initial up to

The top horizontal stroke is drawn first. Note that often (e.g. in New Assyrian litterature texts) the top stroke is a lot fatter than the other horizontals. The last vertical stroke is also drawn thicker.



124 TAB
  • phonetic: tab/p, Tab/p
  • phonetic, new: db/p
  • logograms:



126 IA7, number 5
  • phonetic: ia7
  • logograms: 5



126 TAG
  • phonetic: shum
  • phonetic, new: tag/k/q, t, shu14
  • logograms: TAG

    TAG laptu `to touch'



128 AB
  • phonetic: ab/p, (s/S/z, s/S/z)
  • phonetic, old: sh
  • logograms: AB



129 NAB
  • phonetic, new: nab/p
  • logograms:



129a MUL
  • phonetic, new: mul
  • determinative: MUL before stars and constellations (see examples)
  • logograms: MUL

    MUL kakkabu `star'
    MUL.BAN qashtu a constellation or star: `bow'
    MUL.DIL.BAD the planet Venus
    MUL.GR.TAB zaqaqpu constellation Scorpion
    MUL.SAG.USH kajjmnu the planet Saturn



130 UG
(= PIRIG x UD)
  • phonetic: ug/k/q
  • logograms:



131 AZ
  • composition: = PIRIG x ZA
  • phonetic: as/S/z
  • logograms:



133 K
  • phonetic, new: k
  • logograms: K

    K bbu `gate'
    K.GAL abullu `city gate', `entrance gate'
    K.DINGIR.RA ki Babilum the city Babylon
    K.DINGIR.MEsh ki Babilum the city Babylon



134 UM
  • phonetic: um
  • phonetic, new: dh
  • logograms:
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: um



138 DUB
  • phonetic, new: dub/p, Tub/p
  • logograms: DUB



139 TA
  • phonetic: ta
  • phonetic, old: T
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: ta
    (one of the small horizontals is hided in the thick horizontal stroke)
  • logograms: TA

    TA ishtu, ultu `from' (preposition)