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Material for the Assyrian Dictionary, No. 3: Glossary of Old Akkadian

Gelb, I. J.

Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1957
Condition: vg Soft cover
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Quarto. XXIV, 318pp. Original blue soft wrappers. The Glossary presents a picture of the Old Akkadian lexicographical material from the oldest times down to the end of the Third Dynasty of Ur. Two terms need an explanation. The term "glossary" contains words collected for the use of the Assyrian Dictionary, ordered according to form and rough semantic grouping, with translations intended solely to serve as a guide to future investigators of the meanings. The term "Akkadian" embraces probably more than the term implies since the Glossary includes a number of entries used as loanwords in Sumerian, which may have been borrowed not from Akkadian but from other Semitic languages spoken in Mesopotamia or in the neighboring areas. Book as new condition. Bookseller Inventory # 27712

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Title: Material for the Assyrian Dictionary, No. 3:...

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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