ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: PA.DAG.KISIM5×KAK (PA.DAG.KISIM5×GAG)
Values: kabar

Gilgameš and Ḫuwawa (Version A) (c.1.8.1.5), line c1815.21
dutuinimga-ra-ab-dug4inim-ĝu10-ušĝeštug2-zu
utuinimdug4inimĝeštug2
Utu (DN)wordto saywordear
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Paragraph t1815.p7 (line(s) 21-33) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"Utu, I have something to say to you -- a word in your ear! I greet you -- please pay attention! In my city people are dying, and hearts are full of distress. People are lost -- that fills me with { (1 ms. adds:) wretched } dismay. I craned my neck over the city wall: corpses in the water make the river almost overflow. That is what I see. That will happen to me too -- that is the way things go. No one is tall enough to reach heaven; no one can reach wide enough to stretch over the mountains. Since a man cannot pass beyond the final end of life, I want to set off into the mountains, to establish my renown there. Where renown can be established there, I will establish my renown; and where no renown can be established there, I shall establish the renown of the gods."
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