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Sumerian/Answers/Quick Quiz Answers

Quick Quiz AnswersEdit

PosessivesEdit

Sumerian to English:

til.zu = your life

bad.bi = its wall

nin.ani =his/her queen

bad Uruk.ak =the wall of Uruk


English to Sumerian:

for her child = dumu.ani.ir

my king = lugal.ĝu

his house = e.ani

the queen of your temple = nin e.ani.ir

The .ir suffix is explained in the next section.

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The Case SystemEdit

Case System PreliminariesEdit

The subject of the quiz sentence is the phrase "The quick brown fox", and the object is the phrase "the lazy dog".

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The Genitive CaseEdit

iri.ene nin.ak = the eyes of the queen
lugal Urim.ak = the king of Urim
amar ses.zu.ak = the calf of your brother

the brother of the king = ses lugal.ak
the sister of my mother = nin ama.ğa


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Case System QuizEdit

Sumerian to English:

lugal Unuk.ak = the king of Uruk

nin.ir = for the queen

e lugal.ak = the house of the king

dumu nin.ak.ir = for the lady's child


English to Sumerian:

the son of the king = dumu lugal.ak

for the queen of Uruk = nin Uruk.ak.ir

the child of Uruk = dumu Uruk.ak

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