Linear B Syllabogram 47

Linear B syllabogram *47

*47-da, (allative) *47-da-de KN
toponym *47-ku-to-de KN hapax
toponym *47-so-de KN
anthroponym *47-ti-jo KN


Both Witcazk and Markrygiannis associate this syllabogram with the ideogram *141. Witcazk believes *141 is a ligature of *47+wo.

Makrygiannis 2009: /go/ (based on an acrophonic abbreviation from γόμφος (Odyssey), 'bolt', for ship-building)

Witczak 1992: /a4/ (vowel based on frequency of initial position and tentative proposed values for *47-da, *47-ku-to-de and *47-so-de.)

Janda 1988: /da2/

Gallavotti 1958: /bre/

Landau 1958: /kru/

Sittig 1954: /wa2/


Gallavotti, Carlo, 1958 Studi Italiani di Filologia Classica 30 "Note brevi di filologia micenea"

Janda, Michael, 1988 Minos 23 "Zur Deutung des Zeichens *47 von Linear B"

Landau, Oscar, 1958 Studia graeca et latina Gothoburgensia VII "Mykenisch-griechische Personennamen"

Makrygiannis, Dimitrios, 2009 Linear B: The Completion of the Decipherment

Sittig, Ernst, 1954 Bibliotheca Oreintalis 11 "Review of Index"

Witczak, Krzysztof Tomasz, 1992 Kadmos 31 (Band XXXI, Heft 1) "The phonetic value of the Linear B Sign *47"

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