the study of the history, language, and culture of the Sumerians.
noun 1. a city in SE Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea.
noun, Japanese. 1. black ink made from a mixture of plant soot and glue solidified into sticks or cakes the ends of which are scraped or ground into water on an ink slab, much used by calligraphers and painters.
noun, plural sumi-e. Japanese. 1. (in fine arts) a monochrome painting executed in ink: Zen painters were masters of sumi-e.
noun, plural summae [soo m-ahy, suhm-ee] /ˈsʊm aɪ, ˈsʌm i/ (Show IPA), summas. 1. a comprehensive work or series of works covering, synthesizing, or summarizing a particular field or subject. 2. a work or series of works that is a summary of all human knowledge. noun (pl) -mae (-miː) 1. (Christian theol:Medieval) a compendium of […]