Akkadian leid

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Spoken natively in Assur an Babylon
Region Mesopotamia
Era 29t–8t centuries BC; academic or leeturgical uise till 100 AD
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Sumero-Akkadian cuneiform
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in initially Akkad (central Mesopotamie); lingua franca o the Middle East an Egyp in the late Bronze an early Airn Ages.
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 akk
ISO 639-3 akk
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Akkadian (/əˈkdiən/ akkadû, 𒅎𒀝𒂵𒌈 ak.kADû)[1] is an extinct east Semitic leid (pairt o the greater Afroasiatic leid faimily) that wis spoken in auncient Mesopotamie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. John Huehnergard & Christopher Woods, "Akkadian and Eblaite," The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. Ed. Roger D. Woodard (2004, Cambridge) Pages 218-280