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In mo~e than one cate~ory. ~. ~ >~Tables 2 and 3 arrange the informati~n from T~ble 1 in~' a'form which can be used for compariaQn. to their frequency of usage. es in each category (based on the,total number of personal names and the ranking of each category in = Moat each city), ~elat~on to~the , categories (1 ~t frequent 'usage-: 25 = least other' ~ frequent, ~ usage). • Table 3 g~ve. t~e a~~e information i~~~other format. -~ \ . It ranks the four citie~ eac~ category. '/ , . ;e)" H";:;:. ' J ...

The non-theophoric element 1s usually 1n > the construct state followed by the theophoric. g. Ap11-51n, "Th~ heir of S1n"). e, and other times they are another form o£ an attribute name. These names "designate" a quality of the deity which has been experienced by the name-bearer or a relationship between the deity and 4. t~e name-bearer. Requesta/wishes. These names contain a verb in A . g. ur, "May I see Sin·'). ' -They,:" expreSa a direct request to the deity or a wish that something JIlay ~<' happ~n.

Tions '. >l 47 TABLE 1 - Continued 1 3 8 5 10 1,4 7 28 Complaints 1 1 0 2 Exalted position 2 2 3 3 Requests/wishes <: Exclamations/questions (85)(107) 9. nY.

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