Minoa Library

Education

Linear A texts

Phaistos disk

Minoan lexicon

 

Ladle from Troullos

 

 

Education

Material for the class room.

Tablet HT13

 

Linear A texts

Photographs and renderings of Linear A texts.

Troullos ladle

Libation table PS ZA2

 

Phaistos disk

Transcriptions of the Phaistos disk and related objects, such as the axe from Archalochori.

Transcription of the Phaistos disk

Symbols on the Phaistos disk

 

Minoan lexicon

Αφροδιτη

abhra (n): something carrying water, cloud, foam.

 

abhroditā [f.nom.s.]: risen, born from foam

 

 

A-DYAU

adyau: today.

 

 

A-JU

yu (a): mobile.

 

 

A-MA-VA-SI

amvas (a): living together.

 

amvasī [f.nom.s.]: living together

 

 

A-PO

ap (f): water.

 

po [voc./nom.pl.]: (the) waters

 

 

A-RE-PI-RE-NA

a-reprena (a): stainless, without dirt

 

a-reprenā [instr.s.] without dirt

 

 

A-SE

as : to be

 

ās [2.s.imp.pres]: be

 

 

A-SI-WI-JA

aviya (a): of horses.

 

aviyāi [f.dat.s.]: to the of horses

 

 

A-TA-I

JA-TA-I

(m): frame.

 

tāi [loc.s./dat.s.?]: at the horizon

 

 

DI-DI-KA-SE

A-DI-KI-TE

JA-DI-KI-TU

di : show, appear (med.).

 

didiksase [2.s.med.subj.pres.]: that you appear

adiksite [3.s.med.aor.]: it appeared.

adiksitu: appearance

 

 

DYA-WA-YA

dyau (m.f.): heaven, sky, day

 

dyava-y [nom.s.]: going to the sky

 

 

I-DA

I-DA-A

idā (f): libation (goddess).

idā [voc.s.]: Ida.

idās [acc.pl.]: libations.

 

 

I-DA-MI

īd : pray, praise.

 

īdami [1.s.ind.pres.]: I pray.

 

 

I-DYA

dya (a): holy, to be worshipped.

 

dyās [f.nom.pl.]: holy

 

 

I-NA

I-NA-JA

ina (a): (al)mighty

 

inā [f.nom./voc.s.]: mighty

ināya [f.dat.s.]: for the mighty

 

 

I

is (f): drink, refreshment, milk, libation

 

it [nom.s.]: milk

 

 

JA-SA

A-SA

JA-SA-SA-RA-ME

yaas (a) : noble.

 

yaas

yaastaram

 

 

JA-TI

jāta (a) : born

 

jātī [f.nom.]: daughter

 

 

KA-NA-SI

KA-NA-TI

KA-NI-JA-MI

KA- ?-JA-SI

kan, can : enjoy, accept with joy.

 

kanāsi [2.subj.pres.]: that you enjoy

kanāti [3.subj.pres.]: that he enjoy

kanyāmi [1.opt.pres.]: may I enjoy

kanyāsi [2.opt.pres.]: may you enjoy

kanisyami [1.fut.]: I will enjoy

kanisyasi [2.fut.]: you will enjoy

 

 

KI-TA-A

ci : sort, count, pay

 

citās [nom.pl.]: counted, paid

 

 

KU-LO

kula (n): number, collection

 

kulo [nom.s.]: number

 

 

MA-TI-TI-*319

MA-MA-TI-TI-*319

math, manth : move around (with force).

 

mathitibhis [f.instr.pl.participle]: with stirred

mamathitibhis [f.instr.pl.participle of intens.]: with well-stirred

 

 

MA-NA-SA

manasā (f): snake goddess

 

manasai [dat.s.] to the snake goddess

 

 

MU-NE

muni (m): spirit

 

mune [voc.s.]: O spirit

 

 

NA

na : not

 

 

PA-KWA

pac : cook, prepare

 

pakvā [f.nom./voc.s.]: cooked, prepared

 

 

PI-NA-MA

PI-NA-MI-NA

pinv : swell, expand, boil over

 

pinvamnā [f.nom.s.participle]: boiling over

 

 

PO-TI-NI-JA

patnī (f): mistress, goddess

 

patnyai [dat.s.]: to the mistress

 

 

PO-TO

pota (a): joint together

 

poto [nom.s.]: joint together

 

 

RA-TE

rāti (f): gift.

 

rāte [voc.s.]: gift

 

 

RU-K

ruc (f): glow, light.

 

ruk [nom/voc.s.]: light

 

 

SI-RU-TE

sru : flow, stream.

 

srute [dat.s.infinitive]: in order to flow

 

 

SI-TO

stā (f): furrow, goddess of agriculture and fruits of the earth.

 

sto [gen./abl.s.]: of/from the furrow

 

 

SU-

su- : well-

 

 

SU-KWA-RE

ukvan (a): shining.

 

ukva-re [voc.s.] having shining treasure

 

 

TA-NA

tana (a): endless, everlasting

 

tanā [f.nom./voc.s.]: everlasting

 

 

TI-TI-KU

tij : endure (desiderative)

 

titiksūs [f.nom.pl. of desid.]: enduring

 

 

U-DA-KA

Αφροδιτη

ud : well up, rise

 

udakā (instr.s.): water, flood

uditā [f.nom.participle]: risen, born

 

 

U-NA

ūna (a): lacking

 

ūnā [f.nom.s.]: lacking

 

 

U-NA-RU-K(

ūna-ruc (a): lacking glow

 

ūnā-ruk [f.nom./voc.s.]: lacking glow

 

 

U-TI

U-TI-NU

ūti (f): refreshment, libation

 

ūti [nom.s.]: libation

ūtinu [nom./voc.s.] : libation

 

 

WI-JA

vyā : cover, clothe

 

vya [2.s.imp.]: cover