meaning of Akkadian

Akkadian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1855, from Akkad (Sumerian Agde, Biblical Acca), title of town founded by Sargon we in north Babylonia, that is of not known source; used by contemporary scholars toward eastern Semitic language spoken indeed there (c.2300-2100 B.C.E.) and preserved in cuneiform inscriptions.

Akkadian meaning in General Dictionary

an ancient branch regarding the Semitic languages

Sentence Examples with the word Akkadian

Thus Delitzsch formerly derived the name from an Akkadian god, I or Ia; or from the Semitic nominative ending, Yau; 7 but this deity has since disappeared from the pantheon of Assyriologists.

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