American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A native or inhabitant of ancient Akkad.
- n. The Semitic language of Mesopotamia. Also called Assyrian.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Accadian.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Akkadian language of ancient Mesopotamia.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Akkadian Empire.
- n. The now extinct Semitic language of ancient Mesopotamia, formerly used as an international language of diplomacy.
- n. A Semitic inhabitant of the region of Mesopotamia near the city of Akkad.
- n. an ancient branch of the Semitic languages
- From Akkad, an important city of ancient Mesopotamia. (Wiktionary)
“At that time, scholars called the language of the first civilizations Assyrian, but they later learned that Assyrian developed from the more ancient tongue they call Akkadian.”
“This presumes that Ea might be transliterated into Hebrew as AYH, of course, but since Ea was vocalised as "éya" and is given in Akkadian as "Ay (y) a", maybe that's not such a stretch,”
“The tiny fragment bears an ancient form of writing known as Akkadian wedge script and has a partial text including the words "you," "them" and "later.”
“Dig director Eilat Mazar of Hebrew University says the 2-centimeter (0. 8-inch) long fragment bears an ancient form of writing known as Akkadian wedge script.”
“And in cuneiform text such as Akkadian, vowels we integrated in the language kvar mizman.”
“Finnish (also 'Akkadian')  or aboriginal with themselves, really makes but little difference, so far as the interpretation of Aryanism is concerned; for what the Aryans got from the wild tribes of that day is insignificant if established as existent at all.”
“Gandharva with Gan-Eden, K [= a] çi (Benares) with the land of the sons of Kush; Gautama with Chinese ( 'Akkadian') _gut_, 'a bull, 'etc. All this is as fruitful of unwisdom as was the guess-work of European savants two centuries ago.”
“In the Eastern languages, such as Akkadian, the word means "beloved, darling" and denotes a (personal) object of love.”
“The oldest languages on earth—Sumerian, Akkadian, and Egyptian—are extremely complicated in their verb forms and conjugations.83 Professor George Simpson of Harvard University says of this, “The oldest language that can reasonably be reconstructed is already modern, sophisticated, complete from an evolutionary point of view.””
“The Akkadian word for eating, that little bread-in-mouth ideogram, survives to this day as the Arabic verb akala, “to eat,” and the closely related noun akil, “food.””
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