Canaano-Akkadian language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Canaano-Akkadian is an ancient Semitic language which was the written language of the Amarna letters from Canaan.[1][2] It is a mixed language, with mainly Akkadian vocabulary and Canaanite grammatical features. It used the cuneiform writing system of the Akkadian language.


  1. ^ Izre'el, Sh. "Canaano-Akkadian: Some Methodological Requisites for the Study of the Amarna Letters from Canaan" (PDF). 
  2. ^ Izre'el, Sh. (1998). Canaano-Akkadian. Lincom Europa.