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Definition of Cuneiform
CuneiformCuneiform Cu*ne"i*form (k?-n?"?-f?rm), Cuniform Cu"ni*form
(k?"n?-f?rm), a. [L. cuneus a wedge + -form: cf. F.
cunei-forme. See Coin.]
1. Wedge-shaped; as, a cuneiform bone; -- especially applied
to the wedge-shaped or arrowheaded characters of ancient
Persian and Assyrian inscriptions. See Arrowheaded.
2. Pertaining to, or versed in, the ancient wedge-shaped
characters, or the inscriptions in them. ``A cuneiform
scholar.' --Rawlinson. CuneiformCuneiform Cu*ne"i*form, Cuniform Cu"ni*form, n.
1. The wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Persian and
Assyrian inscriptions. --I. Taylor (The Alphabet).
(a) One of the three tarsal bones supporting the first,
second third metatarsals. They are usually designated
as external, middle, and internal, or ectocuniform,
mesocuniform, and entocuniform, respectively.
(b) One of the carpal bones usually articulating with the
ulna; -- called also pyramidal and ulnare.
Meaning of Cuneiform from wikipedia
- contains cuneiform
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- Look up cuneiform
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Cuneiform
is an ancient writing system originating
in Mesopotamia. Cuneiform
(from the Latin
are three cuneiform
in the human
foot: the first
or medial cuneiform
or intermediate cuneiform
, also known
- In the human
larynx, the cuneiform cartilages
(from Latin: cunei, "wedge-shaped"; also known
of Wrisberg) are two small, elongated
- Sumero-Akkadian Cuneiform script
in three blocks
in the Supplementary Multilingual Plane
(SMP): U+12000–U+123FF Cuneiform
- Old Persian cuneiform
is a semi-alphabetic cuneiform script
that was the primary script
for Old Persian. Texts written
in this cuneiform
have been found...
- The cuneiform
sign en, is a common-use sign of the Amarna
letters, the Epic of Gilgamesh, and other cuneiform texts
(for example Hittite
texts). It has...
names) are known after
they were written: Cuneiform Luwian
(CLuwian) and Hieroglyphic Luwian
is no consensus...
- The Proto-Cuneiform script
was used in Mesopotamia
3350 BC to 2900 BC. It arose
from the token based system
used in the region
for the preceding...
- United States
Four Hundred Fifty Ancient Cuneiform Tablets
and Approximately Three Thousand Ancient
Clay Bullae. As a result...
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