Meaning of Akkadian

Ak•ka•di•an

Pronunciation: (u-kā'dē-un, u-kä'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the eastern Semitic language, now extinct, of Assyria and Babylonia, written with a cuneiform script.
  2. one of the Akkadian people.
  3. Sumerian.
—adj.
  1. of or belonging to Akkad.
  2. of or pertaining to the eastern Semitic language called Akkadian.
  3. Sumerian.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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