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  • A nonSemitic tribe which by contact with Semitic influences had lost its original character.
  • The latter acquired the Semitic language imperfectly from their conquerors; they expressed the verbal conjugations by periphrases, mispronounced the consonants, and so changed greatly, the appearance of the vocabulary, which also would certainly contain a large proportion of native nonSemitic roots.
  • The method of word formation in Sumerian is entirely nonSemitic in character.
  • It is probable that this nonSemitic form A-usar means "well watered region," a most appropriate designation for the river settlements of Assyria.
  • NonSemitic: lugal Kengi (ki) Uru (ki) = sar mat Sumeri u Akkadi, " king of Sumer and Akkad," which appears to have meant simply "king of Babylonia."
 

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