Akkadian

noun
Ak·​ka·​di·​an | \ ə-ˈkā-dē-ən How to pronounce Akkadian (audio) \

Definition of Akkadian

1 : an extinct Semitic language of ancient Mesopotamia
2 : a Semitic inhabitant of central Mesopotamia before 2000 b.c.

Other Words from Akkadian

Akkadian adjective

First Known Use of Akkadian

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Akkadian

Akkad, Babylonia

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“Akkadian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akkadian. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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