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cuneiform signlist, part8.
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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.

 

 


181 AZU
  • logograms: AZU, ZU

 

 


183 RAM
  • phonetic, new: ram, rama in ramnu
  • logograms:

 

 


187 shM
  • phonetic, new: shm
  • logograms:

 

 


190 ZIK
  • phonetic, new: zik/q, zb, hsh
  • logograms:

 

 


191 KUM
  • phonetic: qu
  • phonetic, mostly old: kum, qum
  • phonetic, mostly new: qu
  • phonetic, new: kn
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: qu
  • logograms:

     
    ` '

 

 


195 UNUG
  • phonetic: unu, eri11
  • logograms: UNUG

 

 


201 SUHUsh
  • phonetic, new: kas5
  • logograms: SUHUsh

 

 


202 KAsh4
  • phonetic: kash4
  • logograms:

 

 


203 R
  • phonetic: r
  • logograms: R

     
    R snu `lap'
    R pnu `thigh'

 

 


205 IL
  • phonetic: il, l
  • logograms:

 

 


206 DU
  • sign is derived from a pictogram of a foot
  • phonetic: du, T
  • phonetic, old: t
  • phonetic, new: gub/p, qub/p, kin7, sha4
  • examples in New Assyrian orthography: du

     

  • logograms: GIN, GUB, TM
  • GIN alku `to go'
    GUB izuzzu `to stand'
    TM (w)ablu `to bring'
    DU.IGI lik pani `leader' ("who walks in front")

     

     


    207 TUM
    • phonetic: tum, Tum, dum, (b/p, b/p)
    • phonetic, new: tu4

     

     


    209 EGIR
    • phonetic: egir
    • logograms: EGIR

       
      egir (w)arki `after'

     

     


    211 Ush
    • phonetic: ush, s/S/z
    • phonetic, new: nid/t/T
    • logograms: NITA
    • examples in New Assyrian orthography: ush ush ush

     

     


    212 Ish
    • phonetic: ish, esh15, s/S/z
    • phonetic, new: nid/t/T
    • logograms: NITA
    • examples in New Assyrian orthography: ish

     

     


    214 BI
    • phonetic: bi, b, p, p, also kash
    • phonetic, new: kash, ks, gash
    • logograms: BI, KAsh
    • examples in New Assyrian orthography: bi bi

     

     


    215 shIM
    • phonetic: shim
    • phonetic, new: rig/k/q
    • examples in New Assyrian orthography:

     

     


    226 GISAL
    • logograms: GISAL

     

     


    228 KIB
    • phonetic, new: kib/p, qib/p
    • phonetic, Ass. new: gb/p
    • phonetic, old: tur4
    • logograms:

     

     


    229 NA4
    • phonetic, new: ia4
    • phonetic, Ass. new: tk/q, dg/k/q
    • logograms: NA4, Z
    • determinative: NA4 before stone items (see examples)

     

     


    230 GAG
    • phonetic, Bab. new: gag
    • phonetic, new: kak/q, qaqa, d, r
    • logograms: D

     

     


    231 NI
    • phonetic: ni, n, l, l, , zal
    • phonetic, new: Sal, dik/q, tq
    • logograms:
    • examples in New Assyrian orthography:

     

     


    232 IR
    • phonetic: ir, er
    • logograms:

     

     


    233 G
    • phonetic: g, ma, ba4
    • phonetic, new: mal
    • logograms:

     

     


    237 AMA
    • logograms: AMA

     

     


    255 R
    • composition: R = G x NIR
    • phonetic, new: r
    • logograms: R

     

     


    278 GALGA
    • logograms:

     

     


    280 DAG
    • phonetic: dag/k/q, pr, tg/k/q
    • logograms:

     

     


    295 PA
    • phonetic: pa
    • phonetic, new: had/t/T, hs/S, sk, zk/q
    • logograms: GIDRI, UGULA, PA

     

     


    295k shAB
    • phonetic:
    • logograms:

     

     


    295m SIPA
    • phonetic, new: shab5, shap5
    • logograms: SIPA