ummu  [AMA : ]  (n. fem. ; st. constr. ummi)

[Human → Family]

mother ; ummu ālittu : the natural mother; ummi ummi : grand-mother ; : ummī attī : you are (as) my mother ; Babylonian : of a goddess : ummu bānītī : the mother who created me / shaped me ; 3) ummu mê : a dragonfly , "a mother of waters" ; 4) sens figuré : the source / the origin , the fountainhead , the headwaters (?) ; : ummu ṭuppim : the original document (?) ; : ṭuppi ummātim : the document of original (fields ?) ; : ummu [A.ŠÀ.MEŠ : ] : the original deed of property ; 5) : accounting ? : total credit (?) ; ummu nārāti : the headwaters of the river (?) ; 6) part of a plough ; 7) lexical : a quiver ; 8) a stock tree, vine ; 9) : topography : meaning unknown ;

Cf. ummatu, ummūtum

See also : agarinnu, bāntu, garinnu, emētu

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