Re: [ANE-2] Akkadian name
- Thank you very much!
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From: "Robert M Whiting" <whiting@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 3:58 PM
Subject: Re: [ANE-2] Akkadian name
On Tue, 26 Sep 2006, Rolf Furuli wrote:
> Can someone help me with the meaning (translation) of the New Babylonian
> king laba$i-marduk, who reigned a few months in the last part of the
The first element is a contraction or sandhi writing of la: abâ$i "may I
not come to shame" from the verb bâ$u (CAD ba'a:$u B) "to be ashamed".
Marduk is simply the god Marduk, addressed in the vocative. For the first
element, see PNA 2/II, p. 647, s.v. La:-abâ$i or Lâbâ$i.
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