Some Sumerian Words and Their English Translations

By: Fred Hamori
 

 

Englsih

Sumerian

1

Marriage/woman

GA-an

2

Tie/bind

KAD

3

Feeling/care

KIAG

4

Clan/collective

KUD/ HU

5

house/family

GUD

6

back/boundary

HA/_ED-in

7

warrior/man

GD 2/GI

 

 

English Sumerian
1 I ni=I, self,
2 my nga
3 myself men
4 you za-e
5 you suffix -zu
6 your -zu
7 we me
8 our -ng
9 this (one) ni,ne
10 that bi, b
11 who m
12 what me-a
13 which me
14 no , dont na-
15 not nam
17 un- la
18 all,every em-nam
19 much e
20 many e
21 one sag', as
22 first / lead d=go out
23 two min
24 second  
25 big, great1 gal
26 big 2 gur
27 long guz
28 small, little gi 17
29 woman mi
30 lady nin
31 queen gasan
32 man/male er-im
33 person si-am-lu
34 fish kua
35 bird musen
36 dog ur
37 wolf ur
38 tick/ nit ar-an
39 tree ngis
40 woods ngis
41 seed mu
42 leaf pa
43 folliage(thick) lam
44 root ta
45 origin ur
46 ship mu
47 boat(bark)  
48 skin, cover bar
49 flesh _zu
50 blood ri
51 bone Akk/ esentu
52 fat he2
53 egg 1 nunus
54 egg 2 nuz
55 horn/twisted si
56 tail kun
57 feather dal
58 to fly  
59 hair suhur, su
siki,
60 head sag
61 chief sang
62 ear g'estug
63 hear ngestug?
64 eye (see) igi
65 nose kiri
66 mouth ka = mouth
67 lipp su = lipp,talk
68 tooth z
69 tongue eme
70 lick  
71 fingernail hur=scratch
72 leg
walk
g'iri
73 knee dug 3
74 elbow  
75 hand ki-ib, su
78 stomack/abdom ha
79 neck, joint kuk = joint
80 breast gaba=breast
81 heart, (suck) sa, sa-a,
82 liver b, ur5=liver
83 drink na8, na,
84 eat su5,6 = feed
k = eat
85 bite kur5
86 look l, ug6
87 see igi
88 watch ngz-al
89 listen, aka
     
90 know tal
91 wise,smart nges-tu, s
92 sleep
93 dream u(di)
94 die hal, hal-am
95 kill/murder gil, gil-im
96 swim us ?
97 to fly dal
98 walk /travel ngir=road, step
du=walk, go
99 come/goes ngen
100 lie down ku
101 sit (seat) su
102 stand zi, zig
103 give ba
104 say?call sa
105 sun ud = sun,time
106 moon/shine ud4,8, it4 =moon
hd=shine
107 star/shine zall-ag=star
zall=be light
108 water i, a, id
109 rain / flood su, su-d
110 flood aru
111 stone zu =stone
ka=basalt
112 sand /dust par-im,
uk-um
113 earth u-bur=earth
kir
114 cloud ubilla = soot
115 smoke ubilla =soot
116 fire izi
117 burn tab
118 ash (dust) ukum = dust,
119 burn tab =burn
(izi=fire)
120 road sila3=road,street
kas-kal=road
121 mountain,
peak
kur =mountain
sur =peak
122 red rusu, urudu
123 green sig ,se12
124 yellow/blond sig7, se12
125 white bar 6
126 black, gig =black, dark
127 darken,dark s , nge, me
128 sky an
129 warm ml=scorching
km=heat,hot
130 cold, cool hal-ba
131 full
fill/complete
de=full
til=complete
132 new gibil=new,fresh
133 good dug, sig
134 round kar, gar, gur
135 dry sig, sahar
136 dry up a ?
137 name /clan nam, na
138 relations/family ur-um

 

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