be [DIMINISH] (V/t)

23 instances

be [DIMINISH] V/t (23x) Lagash II, Ur III, Old Babylonian, Middle Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian wr. be₄; be₄-be₄; be; be₆; be₄bi-bibe₄; bi₃-bi₃ "to diminish, reduce; to deduct, remove; to withdraw, receive (as an allotment)"

[1]𒁀be₄
[2]𒁀𒁀be₄-be₄
[3]𒁁be
[4]𒉿be₆
[5]𒁀𒁉𒁉𒁀be₄bi-bibe₄
[6]𒉿𒉿bi₃-bi₃
PCED IIIaED IIIbEblaOAkkLag IIUr IIIOBPost-OB(unknown)
[1]1102
[2]31
[3]2
[4]11
[5]1
[6]1

20 distinct forms attested; click to view forms table.

Attested in the following periods:

Lagash II (1x/4%)

Ur III (1x/4%)

Old Babylonian (15x/65%)

Middle Assyrian (2x/9%)

Neo-Assyrian (4x/17%)

Verbal prefixes:V.b.ta; V.n; ha.V.m.ta; mu.ra; nu; nu.V.b.ta.

Senses:

Akk. našāru.

be

be-e = be = bêšu (Ea 02 73).

be₄

be₂-e = be₄ = našāru (Ea 02 302).

Lexical Associations

References for all phrases

be[diminish]

be = be-e-šu (SA Vokabular Ass. 523 o i 68; Ea 02 73).

be₄ = na-ša!(DA-)ru (SA Vokabular Ass. 523 r ii 52; Ea 02 302).

be₄? = na-ša-rum (MSL 09, 124-137 r iii 3').

be₄bi-bibe₄ = nu-šur-ru-[u] (RA 13, 190-191, K 02055 r ii 31).


Bibliography

[2012] P. Paoletti, BPOA 10 31.

[1999] W. Sallaberger, Ur III-Zeit 250.

[1996] C. Wilcke, ZA 86 15 wn41.

[1983] P. Steinkeller, JCS 35 246-247.

Word ID: o0025146; Citation URL: http://oracc.org/epsd2/o0025146; version 2.7 (built 2022-12-21)