SHAUMAU

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Pearl of Great Price PN 1. SHAUMAU “to be high; heavens” (BofAbraham facsimile 1:12 ∥RAUKEEYANG)

Hebrew šammā, šamā (Psalm 68:5 archaic singular Hebrew šammā “height” = Ugaritic tm, UT 68:4), which was taken over as a loan-word into Aramaic as šimme[1] = Akkadian šamû, šamê, šm’, samû (Sumerian AN),[2] Arabic sama’.

See SHAUMAHYEEM, RAUKEEYANG

Notes


  1. Dahood, Psalms I, Anchor Bible; A. van Selms, Ugarit-Forschungen, II (1970):264.
  2. Lambert & Millard, ATRA-ḪASĪS, III, iii, 8, etc.; Reiner, Linguistic Analysis of Akkadian, 27; Akkadian simmelat šamami “the stairway of heaven,” JSS, 7 (1962):174; Z. Cochavi-Rainey, Akkadian Dialect of Egyptian Scribes (2011), 14.

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