By a long process of research, Mr. Brown finds his word in ancient ‘Akkadian.’
Mr. G. Bertin, the Akkadian scholar, favours the same conclusion.
They were adopted in varying modes for writing Semitic and Aryan languages, as well as the native Akkadian.
The word and the idea which it contains are equally Semitic, but strangely enough it has an Akkadian origin.
The phonetic writing is, therefore, a warning against any endeavor to read the name by an Akkadian transliteration of the signs.
By these it is shown to be clearly a Mongol language, closely related with the Akkadian, though somewhat later.
There is no doubt that these read (like the early Akkadian texts) in lines with syllables arranged in columns.
Proper names are not formed in this way, either in Sumerian or Akkadian.
The strange god Uz, probably an Akkadian survival, was worshipped under the form of a goat.
Even the conservative primary civilisations (as the Egyptian, Chinese, and Akkadian) rested on much race mixture.
1855, from Akkad (Sumerian Agde, Biblical Acca), name of city founded by Sargon I in northern Babylonia, of unknown origin; applied by modern scholars to the east Semitic language spoken there (c.2300-2100 B.C.E.) and preserved in cuneiform inscriptions.