Kurru

Kurru

An ancient Akkadian unit of volume approximately equivalent to 300 liters.
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"I'm just thinking about that first bend by Kurru corner, sir," he said, "I'm not sure about the level."
As a top-notch National Geographic Explorer, Shawki is the field archaeologist on excavation sites such as Tell Timai (Thmuis), Tell Mutubis and even at El Kurru in Northern Sudan.
The neighbouring village of El Kurru hosts some impressive ancient royal tombs.
Asi, en el poema de apertura ("Kupalme") que, como vimos, pedia el descubrimiento del lonko fundador, la voz poetica distinguira a esas mujeres en primer lugar, agregando a esa intencion la presencia de la bisabuela ("Margarita kurru ou tu la madre la abuela / Ferviente y tenaz en tu huida, / pueblos todavia sin cruces") como iniciadora de la migracion familiar forzada.
wedjiwurang -ga yivi -ndja kurru -kut -a -ga Wallaroo TOP ANAPHLOC really 3MIN.S.R.use feet go down PERF TOP
In Kurru Pattapupalem village, also in Nellore district, drinking water sources for 600 fishermen's families "have been irreparably salted thanks to an aquafarming project which has come up in the neighborhood," the paper charged.
It is unfortunate that the CDA perpetuates AHw's interpretation of the passive participle in the D stem (and of adjectives of the purrus- type) as a kind of superlative, and translates them as "very ...," e.g., guppusum "very proud"?; quttunu "very thin," instead of recognizing that the D-stem has a pluralizing function, just as it does in the inflected forms of the verb, although this function of the D stem is recognized under kurru ("as pl.
According to it, thirty shekels of silver and eight kurru (1440 1) of barley were issued from the property of the Eanna at the disposal of a certain Ardija, son of Aplaja, for consignment of merchandise from Transpotamia (i.e., the countries to the west of the Euphrates).
The court, which consisted of five judges, considered the case and decided that Amurru-natan was obliged to reimburse the deficit, which constituted forty kurru of the whole load of 480 kurru.
Tenders are invited for Construction of shadi manjil at kurru labipalem of isakapalli village of allur mandal in spsr nellore dist.(1st call)
If the capacity measures at the time of composition were the same as in the sixth century B.C., one kurru was roughly equivalent to 180 liters (not 150, as stated in SAAS, 4: 61, n.