URARTIAN GLOSSARY

c-HURRIAN-URARTIAN-9_Urartian-Glossary.htm

Urartian divinity (restored). Wood and bronze.
Karmir-blur (Teishebaini). 8th Century BPE

PROTO-LANGUAGE PHONEMES

in IE and Hurrian-Urartian

by Patrick C. Ryan

PRESENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION (2/12/2001) Copyright 1998 - Patrick C. Ryan



URARTIAN GLOSSARY

abstracted from Die Urartäische Sprache: 1971
segmented by the author













A


ab-a, desire
abili-du-, attach to, fit onto
ada, again
ag-u-, put down, lead (canal), lead away (prisoners)
agun-uni, fortified
ai-a-, find one's self (at)
a-le, stopping-place, residence
a(i)ni(ei), someone, anyone
a(i)še(i), sometime, ever
aiš-ti-, leap, jump
aku-ki-, some
'al(a)-d/tu-, feel sorry for, spare
al(a)s(u)-ini/e, large
a-la-ú(?)-e(?), lord
ale/i, (he) says
(KUR)alga-ni, mountain
ali, which, what a, such a, which
aliki, alike, a certain; pl.: several
aliki ... aliki, some . . . (and) some . . .
alipi, ali ... alipi, some . . . (and) some . . .
aleu(i)še, size, dignity, majesty
aluki/e, which
alusi/e, regent, administrator, master
alu-še, which (ergative)
amaš-tu-, burn up, burn off
a(n)da-ni, district
anda-ni, right
ani(?), measure of capacity
aniar-duni, independent
apti-ni, side
aqarqi, measure for liquids
ar(a)-ni, grace, favor
ar-daie, presentation
ar-diše, strength, power, command
ar-du-, give
ar-i, from ar-u-, give
'ari, granary
armuzi, family
arniu-še, act, deed, feat, work
arnu-ia-, come to the aid of
ar-še, child, boy
arš-u-, rule
arSi-bi, eagle
ar-u-, give, bestow, present
ar-use, grace, favor
aSu-ni, holiday, feast
aše, when
aše, shield
(LÚ)aše, man
ašg-u-, take, seize
ašh-u-, fill, complete
ašt-a-, proceed to
aš-t/du-, change
aš-u, leave, follow after
ate-, father
ath-u-, build, erect
atibi, 10,000
atqa-na, offering
atqa-nadu-, make an offering
at-u-, eat, destroy
(LÚ)auera-ši, military commander
auiei, somewhere



B


baba, mountain
bad-gul-, surround, shut in
badu-si/e, precious, majestic
bau-še, word, command, matter
bi/ed-i/e, turned, return(er), bank
bid-ia-, turn around
bi/ed-ini, from the side of
bid-u-, put / give back
bid-uiaše, after the return (of)
(LÚ)bura, slave, servant
burg-ana, fortress



D


(ÍD)dainal-a/itini, branch of a river
did-gugi, herd
di/er-asia-, fear
d-u-, do, cause to do
durb-a-, revolt
durb-aie, rebel, agent-provacteur



E


e'a (eai), and, also, as well as
e'a (eai) . . . e'a (eai), (X) as well as (Y)
(KUR)eba-ni, country
edia, there
edini/e, from there, out of, thereupon
egur-hu, free
eir^S-idu, settle
eri-da-, appear
(LÚ)ere/i-li, king
eur-i, lord, ruler



G


gar-ini, fortress
gazu-li, beautiful, excellent, good
gi/e, wine-cellar
gun-uše, war, combat
gun-ušini, warrior



H


hai-u-, bring, steal, loot, carry / lead away
halul-i/e, ceremony
hara-ri, prosperity
har-e, path, expedition
harhar-šu-, destroy
haš-ia-, give ear to (better, be interested in)
haš-u-, hear, obey, listen
hin-i, son (better, family-member)
h(a)-u-, (for someone else): bring, steal, loot, carry / lead away
hub-i, valley
(LÚ)hur-adi, warrior, army
hur-išhi, irrigator
huš-u, throw (out)
hut-ia-, ask, beg, pray
huTutu-hi, (?) cf. the divine epithet HuT-uini, [the invoked one (?)]



I


iar-ani, kind of cultic building (better, altar)
ibir-ani, whole, complete, full
ie-še, I (ergative)
ikuka-bini, that (one)
ikuka-ni/e, that (one)
in-a, therein
in-ahini, this (one)
in-ani, from this / here
in-ani, this (one)
in-i, this
iph-u-, break
ipt-u-, hide, conceal
irb-u-, take away, grab
(LÚ)ir-di, governor
ir-idu-, exchange
iS-i, irrigation canal
iš-ani, from that / there
išpui-še, luck
išpui-u-, be lucky
iš-ti-, leave
iš-tine, toward, for (postposition)
iš-tini, there
iš-tinini, from there
iu, when (subordinate clause)
izid-u-, command, admonish
izid-uše, command, provision




K


ka(i)-(ni), in front of
ka(i)-uki/e, in front of me ('my face[?]')
kan-i, in front of
kap-i, measure of capacity
kar-u-, conquer
ki/a-danu-, send, send off
kiri, cup, dish
kub-uše, helmet
kui/e, certainly (particle of asseveration)
ku-iu-, set up, build (better, 'cut for one's self[?]')
kul-me, prosperity, wealth
kul-u-, let, leave, let loose, neglect, throw away (better, 'cut off[?]')
kul-uarši-, run (away), flee
kuri, foot[?]
kur-uni/e, powerful, high (mountain)
kuš-u-, process, till
kuT-ia-, go after, reach towards
kuT-u-, go as far as, reach



L


lak-udu-, damage
(KUR)Lulu(inili), enemy (land)
(KUR)Luluiniše, inimical, enemy
(MÍ)lu-tu, woman, women



M


maku-ri, kind, favorable
mak-ulu-, shoot (an arrow)
mane, mina (measure of weight = 505 g)
ma-ni, he, him
man-ka(-)li, a kind of oil[?]
man-u-, be, exist (better, 'wander over')
mari, horseman
mar-ini, fortress (better, 'cavalry outpost'[?])
ma-si/e, his
me(i), prohibitive particle; however
mep-u-, bury
meš-e, tribute (better, 'booty')
(ÍD)mun-a, river[?]
mur-i, secret treasury[?] (better, '[treasury-]room')
muS-i, true



N


nah-a-, come, ascend
nah-u-, bring, carry / bring away to
nap-ahia, bondage, domestication
nar-ani, people
nar-u, people
niki-du-, water
nip-sidu-, slaughter
niribe, cattle, herd
nu-a-, become, happen
nul-du-, overpower, rule
nun-a-, come



P


(GUD)pah-i/ani/e, beef-cattle
par-i/e, all the way to
par-u-, take / drive away (better, 'cause to cross over')
pat-ari/e, city (better, 'collection of tents')
pil-i/e, canal
pi/e, under
pi/eni/e, from under
piS-uše, joy
piS-ušini, joyful
pit-u-, beat apart, destroy
(NA4)pul-usi/e, stele, inscription



Q


qabqa-ru-, conquer, seize, empower one's self
qabqa-šu-, conquer, seize, empower one's self
(NA4)qarbi/e, rock
qarmehi, celebration, feast
qarqar-ani, armor
qi(u)ra, earth
qul-dini/e, uncultivated, wild, desolate



S


salm-athi, left
sal-zi, steep, abrupt
(LÚ)sie(se?), priest
(MÍ)sil-e, daughter
silu-a-, be favorable to
silu-nini, inclined to
suid-u-, throw out, throw back (enemy)
sulu-šti-, bow deeply
susi/e, kind of chapel
suT/du-qu-, tear off, separate, rip loose



(S)
(Melikišvili s with inferior dot)


Si/e, in (postposition)
Sirab-ae, unoccupied
Sue, lake (probably better, 'water-hole')
Sui-nišini, well-provided with lakes
Su-iniše, 'water-availability'



Š


šal-i, year
šan-i, container
šat-u-, take (along), grab,
seize power, appropriate, grab onto, take a place
šaue/i, regent, administrator
šeh-i/eri/e, living
še(i)r(i)-du-, divide, cut off, hide
šepu-iaru-, spoil
šer-i-, separated, for one's self
ši-a-, go, go away, come away to
šid-iš(i)tu-, build, erect
šid-u-, cultivate, prepare
ši-edue, flowing out of, coming out of
šiš-tini, for the third time[?]
šiš-uhani, anew[?], again[?]
ši-u-, bring, lead / carry away
š-u-, set up, institute, order, create, found
š-uhi/e, arrangement, order
šu-ia-, inimical
šu-ini, everything, complete
šuki, as[?], than[?]
šuku-ri, summoned, invited
šul-i/e, uncultivated, unworked, fallow
(GIŠ)šur-(g)i/e(ni), weapon
(KUR)šu-ri/e, universe, world, empire, kingdom
šur-ishi, horse-stable[?]
šus-ini, single
(UDU)šuše, small horned cattle (better, 'horse')



T


tam-hu-, separate, eliminate
tan-u-, do, make, create, found
tara-(g)e/i, powerful, strong
tara-iuhi, powerful, strong
tar(a)man-e/i/eli, blockhouse[?], well
tar-ani, for the second time
tar-gini, powerful, strong
(LÚ)taršu-a(ni/e), human[?] (better, 'hero = darer')
(LÚ)taršu-atuhi, manliness, courage, heroism
ta-še, gift
taš-mu-, capture
(LÚ)taš-muše, prisoner
(LÚ)ta-(ú)-tú-hi, abbreviation[?] for (LÚ)taršuatuhi
teq-u-, throw down
tera(g)i/e, laid down, set in place, set up
ter-du-, lay, stand (up), erect
te-ru-, lay, place, set up, determine, lay on, sow
ti-au-, say, speak
ti-ni, name
tiš-ni/u, heart
tuag-i/e, clean
tur-u-, beat apart, destroy, eradicate




(T)
(Melikišvili t with inferior dot)


Ti/er-usi, measure for liquid, probably 1/10th of an aqarqi
Tubardu-, transfer, hand over




U


ubar-aduia, command
ubar-dudu-, command
ued-iadu-, castrate, cut up
(LÚ) or (MÍ)ued-ia(ni), female
uel-i, assembly
uel-idu-, assemble
(LÚ)uel-isine, assembled people, assembly, militia
ui/e, not
-uki, my
ul-a-, go (around)
(GIŠ)ul-di/e, ('terraced[?]') vineyard
ulg-uše, life
ulh-u-, order (better, 'choose')
ul-i/e, other
(ANŠE)ultu, camel
ul-u-, lead (around)
ul-uštia-, scout
ur-išhi, weapon
ur-išhusi/e, armory
urp-u-, sacrifice
urp-ue, offering
uš-gi, strength
ušh-anu-, award, bestow, feel affection for
ušm-aše, power, strength
uš-ta-, decamp, proceed to, get underway
uš-tipte, expedition
uš-tu-, present, bestow, dedicate



Z


zad-u-, do, make, undergo, create
zad-uše, execution
zainua, high, over
(GIŠ)zar-i/e, orchard
zaš-e, strength
zaš-gu-, kill, strike dead, eradicate
zaš-ili, powerful, strong, numerous
zaš-u-, strengthen, increase
ziel-di/e-, press, push, subject, oppress
ziel-du-, press, push, subject, oppress
zil(i)bi/e, seed, progeny





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