the eastern Semitic language, now extinct, of Assyria and Babylonia, written with a cuneiform script.
one of the Akkadian people.
Obsolete, .
of or belonging to .
of or relating to the eastern Semitic language called Akkadian.
Obsolete, .
Historical Examples

By a long process of research, Mr. Brown finds his word in ancient ‘Akkadian.’
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang

Mr. G. Bertin, the Akkadian scholar, favours the same conclusion.
Palestine Claude Reignier Conder

They were adopted in varying modes for writing Semitic and Aryan languages, as well as the native Akkadian.
Palaeography Bernard Quaritch

The word and the idea which it contains are equally Semitic, but strangely enough it has an Akkadian origin.
Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria Lewis Spence

The phonetic writing is, therefore, a warning against any endeavor to read the name by an Akkadian transliteration of the signs.
An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic Anonymous

By these it is shown to be clearly a Mongol language, closely related with the Akkadian, though somewhat later.
The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1 Various

There is no doubt that these read (like the early Akkadian texts) in lines with syllables arranged in columns.
Palestine Claude Reignier Conder

Proper names are not formed in this way, either in Sumerian or Akkadian.
An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic Anonymous

The strange god Uz, probably an Akkadian survival, was worshipped under the form of a goat.
Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria Lewis Spence

Even the conservative primary civilisations (as the Egyptian, Chinese, and Akkadian) rested on much race mixture.
The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson

a member of an ancient Semitic people who lived in central Mesopotamia in the third millennium bc
the extinct language of this people, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
of or relating to this people or their language

1855, from Akkad (Sumerian Agde, Biblical Acca), name of city founded by Sargon I in northern Babylonia, of unknown origin; applied by modern scholars to the east Semitic language spoken there (c.2300-2100 B.C.E.) and preserved in cuneiform inscriptions.


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