AS 8.

The Sumerian Prefix Forms BE- and BI- in the Time of the Earlier Princes of Lagaš

Samuel N. Kramer

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This work departs from that of Poebel about Sumerian phonetics, and gives special attention to the values established to the prefix bI. bI is usually written in two ways: BI and BÍ. The textual evidence reveals 165 cases where the prefix bI- precedes twelve different verbal roots.

  • Assyriological Studies 8
  • Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1936
  • Pp. x + 29
  • Out of Print