What is another word for sumerian?

7 synonyms found


[ suːmˈi͡əɹɪən], [ suːmˈi‍əɹɪən], [ s_uː_m_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_n]

Sumerian refers to the ancient people who lived in Sumer, which is now modern-day Iraq. Some synonyms for the term Sumerian include ancient Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Akkadian, Assyrian, and Chaldean. These terms all reference the same region and time period, with subtle differences in culture and language. Sumerians had a rich culture of art, literature, and religion, with a system of writing called Cuneiform. The civilization thrived from around 4000 BCE to 2000 BCE, before being conquered by neighboring empires. These synonyms help us understand the complexity and diversity of the ancient world and showcase the importance of learning about our rich cultural heritage.

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What are the hypernyms for Sumerian?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Ancient Iraq civilizations, Ancient Near East civilizations, Fertile Crescent civilizations, Mesopotamian cultures, Mesopotamian peoples, Pre-Akkadian societies, Pre-Islamic societies.

What are the hyponyms for Sumerian?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for sumerian (as nouns)

Usage examples for Sumerian

The middle Tigris basin seems to have received a large influx of Semites of the Canaanitic wave at least as early as Babylonia, and thanks to various causes-to the absence of a prior local civilization as advanced as the sumerian, to greater distance from such enterprising fomenters of disturbance as Elam and Arabia, and to a more invigorating climate-these Semites settled down more quickly and thoroughly into an agricultural society than the Babylonians and developed it in greater purity.
"The Ancient East"
D. G. Hogarth
By the help of geology, prehistoric archaeology, the Oriental cosmogonies, Hittite and sumerian monuments, Chaldean and Babylonian traditions preserved in the Talmud, I assert the existence of the pre-Adamites, of whom the inspired writer of Genesis does not speak, for the only reason that their existence did not bear upon the eternal salvation of the children of Adam.
"Balthasar And Other Works - 1909"
Anatole France
The mystery of it puzzled the minds of the earliest sumerian thinkers.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.

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