Cuneiform Grain (Crossed Up-Angled Lines)
This contrasts with up-angled lines which do not cross which are feathers.
Image: Stalk of grain
Definition 1: grain,
Definition 2: a small length measure, barleycorn = 1/6 finger = 1/30 cubit = 1.67 centimeter in Presarg.-OB period; as a surface area measure = 432 square linear barleycorns = 12 square fingers; as a volume measure = 1/180 gín = 1/3 gín-tur = 1 2/3 sìla = 360 cubic fingers = 1/10800 sar = approx. 1.667 liters; 1/180 of a gín or shekel of silver = ca. 0.0463 grams
Image: Grain (ŠE) over fluid falling on storage pot which has a control gate on the bottom (ŠA). Bottom angled lines tended to become horizontal over time
Definition: (noun) drought (grain.emptiness)
Image: Top has side view of water behind a controllable gate (ŠU). Center shows wheat in a canal. Bottom shows another gate.
Definition: Farm irrigation canal
Image: Wheat with filled storage pot
Definition: (noun) grain, small things, grain-maker (verb) to make small or insignificant - can be an insult when calling someone small or insignificant
Image: Top view of a grain field (rectangle with wheat) with top side being a control gate which is controlled by two people
Definition: (noun) economic exchange, buy/sell, (verb) to barter,
Image: Side view of three layer Ancient Pagan Paradigm with middle layer being a control layer as indicated by the angled line. Top layer is a pool of fluids. Bottom layer is the grain sign.
Definition: (verb) to surround, besiege, to lock
Image: Two wheat plants growing (being ejected) from a square plot of land
Definition 1: (noun) ejector, ejection, (verb) to eject
Definition 2: a surface measure, 'garden plot' = 1 square ninda = 60 surface shekels = 1/100 iku = 4 square reeds = 144 square cubits = 36 meters2; a volume measure of one square ninda times 1 kùš = 144 kùš3 = ca. 18 cubic meters = 1,0 gur [= 60 gur] of capacity = 1,0 gín in weight.
Image: Two wheat stalks on their side within a plot of land
Definition: sheaves (harvests wheat or barley ready for gathering and winnowing)
Image: Fluids channels on top over 2 crossed pairs of network lines (channels) leading to wheat stalks
Definition: to twist, to turn?
Image: Fluid channels over 1 crossed pair of network lines. The network lines are gated (horizontal lines). These feed into wheat stalks