The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD)

This is the dictionary of Akkadian (Assyrian), compiled over a 90 year period by scholars at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

The ancient Assyrian language is classified as Akkadian; it was the language of the Assyrians and Babylonians, written in Cuneiform. To facilitate administrative tasks of the Assyrian Empire Aramaic was made the second official language in 752 B.C. (see Akkadian Words in Modern Assyrian) for more information.

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Volume Pagination Date ISBN
Volume 1, A, part 1 xxxvi + 392 1964 0-918986-06-0
Volume 1, A, part 2 xx + 531 1968 0-918986-07-9
Volume 2, B xviii + 366 1965 0-918986-08-7
Volume 3, D xiv + 203 1959 0-918986-09-5
Volume 4, E xiv + 435 1958 0-918986-10-9
Volume 5, G xii + 158 1956 0-918986-11-7
Volume 6, H [Het] xiii + 266 1956 0-918986-12-5
Volume 7, I/J xv + 331 1960 0-918986-13-3
Volume 8, K xix + 617 1971 0-918986-14-1
Volume 9, L xx + 259 1973 0-918986-15-X
Volume 10, M, part 1 xxiv + 441 1977 0-918986-16-8
Volume 10, M, part 2 xx + 324 1977 0-918986-16-8
Volume 11, N, part 1 xxiii + 382 1980 0-918986-17-6
Volume 11, N, part 2 xxi + 357 1980 0-918986-17-6
Volume 12, P xxx + 559 2005 1-885923-35-X
Volume 13, Q xxiv + 332 1982 0-918986-24-9
Volume 14, R xxx + 441 1999 1-885923-14-7
Volume 15, S xxiv + 428 1984 0-918986-40-0
Volume 16, S [Tsade] xv + 262 1962 0-918986-18-4
Volume 17, S [Shin], part 1 xxviii + 492 1989 0-918986-55-9
Volume 17, S [Shin], part 2 xxviii + 453 1992 0-918986-78-8
Volume 17, S [Shin], part 3 xxxiv + 420 1992 0-918986-79-6
Volume 18, T xxx + 500 2006 1-885923-42-2
Volume 19, T [Tet] xxxii + 167 2006 1-885923-43-0
Volume 20, U/W xxxi + 411 2010 1-885923-78-3
Volume 21, Z xv + 170 1961 0-918986-19-2
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