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MUL.MUL 𒀯𒀯 The Star Cluster—the Pleiades

MUL.MUL 𒀯𒀯 The Star Cluster—the Pleiades Part two of the Path of the Moon Series NOTE: This is Part 2 of my Path of the Moon series, which details the origins of the Zodiac—namely, the 18 constellations of the original Sumerian Zodiac, which eventually became the 12 constellations of the Babylonian Zodiac.I'll be relying heavily on two translations of the Epic of Erra throughout, which are...

Lesson 8: The Sumerian Locative Case

The Sumerian Locative Case The Sumerian Locative Case and Sumerian Locative Infix Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Dimensional Cases Locative Case Marker Locative Infix Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction Understanding the Sumerian locative case is a major part of learning, speaking, and translating Sumerian.In this lesson, we’re going to:Review the Dimensional Case MarkersLearn about the Sumerian Locative Case MarkerLearn about the Sumerian Locative Case Infix...

Lesson 7: The Sumerian Genitive Case

The Sumerian Genitive Case Identifying and Using the Sumerian Genitive Case Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Genitive Case Genitive Construction Multiple Genitives Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction Welcome to lesson 7—The Sumerian Genitive Case! In this lesson we're going to master genitive constructions--something you'll be coming across on a near constant basis when reading and translating Sumerian.In this lesson, you'llLearn about the Sumerian genitive caseLearn...

Lesson 6: The Sumerian Ergative Case

The Sumerian Ergative Case Identifying and Using the Sumerian Ergative Case Markers and Infixes Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Grammatical Cases Conj. Prefix ba- 𒁀 Voice, Valency, Aspect Ergative Case Marker Ergative Infix Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction Welcome to lesson 6—The Sumerian Ergative Case! In the next few lessons, we’ll be tackling some of the most important aspects of Sumerian grammar—the grammatical cases. In...

Lesson 5: Sumerian Questions and Answers

Sumerian Questions and Answers How to Ask, Answer, and Identify Sumerian Questions in Speech and Writing Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Sumerian Questions Interrogatives Interrogatives in Use Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction Sumerian questions can be hard to identify in text. In this lesson, we’ll:Learn how to ask and answer Sumerian questions in speech and writing.Learn the Sumerian interrogative pronouns and adverbs. Lesson Vocabulary Here...

Lesson 4: Sumerian Pronouns

Sumerian Pronouns Create Basic Sumerian Sentences with Independent and Possessive Sumerian Pronouns Jump To... Introduction Vocabulary Independent Pronouns Possessive Sg. Pronouns Possessive Pl. Pronouns Basic Phrases Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction Now that you have a basic understanding of Sumerian words and sentences, it’s time to start putting your knowledge into practice.In this lesson, we’ll:Review Independent Sumerian PronounsReview the Sumerian Enclitic CopulaLearn Possessive Sumerian PronounsCreate Simple...

Lesson 3: Sumerian Words

Sumerian Words Getting Acquainted with Sumerian Words and Cuneiform Script Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Sumerian Words Nouns Pronouns Adjectives Verbs Copulas Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction This lesson is all about familiarizing yourself with the different types of Sumerian words. Don’t feel you have to memorize everything! We’ll be going into further depth on each word-type later.In this lesson, we’ll be introducing you to...

Lesson 2: Sumerian Sentences

Lesson 2: Sumerian Sentences Sumerian Syntax, the Nominal Chain, and the Verbal Chain Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Grammatical Cases Word Order Nominal Chains Verbal Chains Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction In this lesson, you'll learn:Grammatical cases used in Sumerian sentencesWord order in Sumerian sentencesNominal chains and their elementsVerbal chains and their elementshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y12KQIhnSC4 Helpful Terms Here are some terms you’ll encounter in this lesson. Remember,...

Lesson 1: Introduction to Learning Sumerian

Lesson 1: Introduction to Learning Sumerian Everything You Need to Know to Star Learning Sumerian WARNING: THIS IS THE LONGEST AND HARDEST LESSON! BUT IT REALLY WILL TEACH YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO LEARN SUMERIAN! Jump To... Introduction Helpful Terms Vocabulary Sumerian Phases Pronunciation Transliterating Sumerian Summary Exercises Answers Lesson Introduction Learning Sumerian can be difficult, but we're going to simplify it as much...

A Simple Sumerian Grammar: 30 FREE Online Sumerian Lessons

Learn Sumerian with this Simple Sumerian Grammar 30 Simplified Sumerian Lessons Why Learn Sumerian The ability to read Sumerian puts the power to unlock the secrets of humanity’s ancient past into your hands. As you probably know, mainstream academics are currently the arbiters of human history. When you can read Sumerian, you no longer have to rely on the word of scholars.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1DTp3LsoAY And despite what the priests of...