ETCSLglossingSignSign name: LIL
Values: lil, sukux

Lugalbanda in the mountain cave (c.1.8.2.1), line c1821.A.210
me-lem4-ma-nikugdšara2-gin7dutu-ke4me-lem4na4za-gin3-gin7
me-lem4kugšara2utume-lem4za-gin3
(awesome) radianceshiningŠara (DN)Utu (DN)(awesome) radiancelapis lazuli
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Paragraph t1821.p18 (line(s) 201-214) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The bull that eats up the black soup, the astral holy bull-calf (i.e. the moon), came to watch over him. He shines (?) in the heavens like the morning star, he spreads bright light in the night -- Suen is greeted as the new moon; Father Nanna gives the direction for the rising Utu. The glorious lord whom the crown befits, Suen, the beloved son of Enlil, { the god } { (1 ms. has instead:) the lord } reached the zenith splendidly. His brilliance like { holy Šara } { (1 ms. has instead:) holy Utu } { (1 ms. has instead:) lapis lazuli }, his starry radiance illuminated for him the mountain cave. When Lugalbanda raised his eyes to heaven to Suen, he wept to him as if to his own father. In the mountain cave he raised to him his fair hands:
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