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cuneiform signlist, part15.
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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


545 sh
  • phonetic, new: sh
    (Often used as suffix for the possessive pronomen 3rd person singular `his')
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: sh sh



546 N
  • logograms: N



554 MUNUS, M
  • phonetic: shal
  • phonetic, new: sal, rag/k/q, mim, mm
  • logograms: MUNUS, M
  • determinative: MUNUS, M before female persons, professions and female gender (often in abstract nouns) (see examples)



555 ZUM
  • phonetic: zum, Sum
  • phonetic, old: sm
  • phonetic, new: Su, rg/k/q
  • logograms:



556 NIN
  • phonetic: nin
  • phonetic, new: nm, min4, eresh
  • phonetic, Bab. new: in5
  • logograms: NIN



557 DAM
  • phonetic: dam, Tam
  • phonetic, mostly old: tm
  • phonetic, Bab. new: da4, Ta4
  • logograms:



558 GEM
  • logograms: GEM



559 GU
  • phonetic: gu
  • phonetic, old: q
  • logograms:



  • phonetic: alla
  • logograms: NAGAR



  • logograms: TUGUL



562 KUSH
  • logograms: KUSH



563 NIG
  • phonetic: nig/k/q
  • logograms: NIG
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: nik



564 EL
  • phonetic: el, il5
  • logograms: SIKIL
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: el



565 LUM, LU4
  • phonetic: lum, lu4
  • phonetic, old: nm
  • phonetic, new: gm, ks, ksh
  • logograms: SIG4



567 SIG4
  • logograms: SIG4