ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ŠE
Values: niga, še

Enki and Ninmaḫ (c.1.1.2), line c112.100
dnin-maḫ-eden-ki-rainim-mamu-...-gi4-gi4
nin-maḫen-kiinimgi4
Ninmaḫ (DN)Enki (DN)wordto return
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Enki said to Ninmaḫ: "For your creatures I have decreed a fate, I have given them their daily bread. Now, you should decree a fate for my creature, give him his daily bread too." Ninmaḫ looked at Umul and turned to him. She went nearer to Umul asked him questions but he could not speak. She offered him bread to eat but he could not reach out for it. He could not lie on ……, he could not ……. Standing up he could not sit down, could not lie down, he could not …… a house, he could not eat bread. Ninmaḫ answered Enki: "The man you have fashioned is neither alive nor dead. He cannot support himself (?)."
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