ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: BAD.UD
Values: lugud

Gilgameš, Enkidu and the nether world (c.1.8.1.4), line c1814.1.90
šeš-a-niur-saĝšuldutuinim-binu-mu-de3-gub
šešur-saĝšulutuinimgub
brotherheroyoung manUtu (DN)wordto stand
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Paragraph t1814.p6 (line(s) 79-90) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"I, the woman, planted the tree with my feet, but not with my hands. I, { Inana } { (1 ms. has instead:) the woman }, watered it using my feet but not my hands. She said: "When will this be a luxuriant chair on which I can take a seat?" She said: "When will this be a luxuriant bed on which I can lie down?" Five years, 10 years had gone by, the tree had grown massive; its bark, however, did not split. At its roots, a snake immune to incantations made itself a nest. In its branches, the Anzud bird settled its young. In its trunk, the phantom maid built herself a dwelling, the maid who laughs with a joyful heart. But holy Inana cried!" Her brother, the young warrior Utu, however, did not stand by her in the matter.
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