alala [EXPRESSION] (J)

40 instances

alala [EXPRESSION] J (40x) Ur III, Old Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian, Hellenistic, unknown wr. e-la-lu; a-la-la; e-la-al; a-li-la-lu; e-le-lu; el-laβ‚‚ "soothing expression; an exclamation"

[3]π’‚Šπ’†·π’€ e-la-al
PCED IIIaED IIIbEblaOAkkLag IIUr IIIOBPost-OB(unknown)

6 distinct forms attested; click to view forms table.

Attested in the following periods:

Ur III (1x/3%)

Old Babylonian (21x/53%)

Neo-Assyrian (13x/33%)

Hellenistic (4x/10%)

unknown (1x/3%)


Lexical Associations

References for all phrases


e-βΈ’la-luβΈ£ = za-am-me-ru (CT 12, pl. 40-41, K 00039 o i 9).


[2003] D. Edzard, Sumerian Grammar 167.

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