Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging to the Accads, the primitive inhabitants of Babylonia.
  • noun An Accad.
  • noun The language of the Accads, a non-Semitic and perhaps Ural-Altaic language spoken in ancient Babylonia previously to the later and better-known Semitic dialect of the cuneiform inscriptions.
  • noun Also spelled Akkadian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to a race supposed to have lived in Babylonia before the Assyrian conquest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to a race supposed to have lived in Babylonia before the Assyrian conquest.
  • noun A person from Accad.

Etymologies

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From Accad (alternate spelling of Akkad) +‎ -ian

Examples

  • The reed boat in which the leech, first offspring of Izanagi and Izanami, was sent adrift, "recalls the Accadian legend of Sargon and his ark of rushes, the biblical story of Moses as an infant and many more," though it has no known counterpart in Chinese mythology.

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era

  • This was the more necessary as the prayers had to be recited in the old language called the Accadian, that being considered more holy -- just as, in Catholic countries, the common people are even now made to learn and say their prayers in Latin, though they understand not a word of the language.

    Chaldea From the Earliest Times to the Rise of Assyria

  • This was the world's first religion; it is found in the so-called Accadian Turanian beginning of Babylon, whence it possibly came from the West.

    Algonquin Legends of New England

  • As to the theory that Jahveh has a Chaldean or an Accadian origin, its foundation is not very solid:

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • In the next weeks I will talk about several companies I've purchased for this years contributions, including Impact Silver, Farallon Resources, Accadian mining and Silver Corp.

    Archive 2008-02-10

  • In the next weeks I will talk about several companies I've purchased for this years contributions, including Impact Silver, Farallon Resources, Accadian mining and Silver Corp.

    Canadian Silver Bug- Feb Musings

  • Babylonia, whence Accadian Ishtar had passed west and had become

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Towards the end of the third millennium Semitic invaders from the north (the Babylonians, as they were afterwards called) adopted the Sumerian methods of preservation and also made lists containing the Sumerian words and their Accadian equivalents.”

    Analyzing Becky Sharp’s Trash

  • I don't know all the particulars, but my suggestion is this: try finding lexicons of the Sumerian, Accadian, and Aramaic languages.

    languagehat.com: ARABIC ETYMOLOGY.

  • 'It is Accadian, carved before the dawn of our history.

    Lion Of Macedon

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