cuneiformist

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is versed in or has made a special study of cuneiform writing or writings.

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  • noun A specialist or expert in cuneiform.

Etymologies

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cuneiform +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Eleanor Robson, a cuneiformist at Oxford's Oriental Institute, says that although "we have no idea how the lyrics should be pronounced," Parpola's translations are a thoroughly respectable scholarly effort.

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  • Billed as the first album ever produced in Sumerian, Ammondt's newest effort is Three Songs In Sumerian, a collaboration with respected cuneiformist Simo Parpola of Helsinki University.

    Music: Ur's Answer to Elvis

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