ETCSLglossingSignSign name: BU
Values: bu, bur12, dur7, gid2, kim3, pu, sir2, su13, sud4, tur8

The building of Ninĝirsu's temple (Gudea, cylinders A and B) (c.2.1.7), line c217.733
dniraḫkugabzudar-a-am3
niraḫkugabzudar
Niraḫ (DN)shiningunderground waterto split
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Paragraph t217.p85 (line(s) 730-737) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The shining roof-beam nails hammered into the house are dragons gripping a victim. The shining ropes attached to the doors are holy Niraḫ parting the abzu. Its …… is pure like Keš and Aratta, its …… is a fierce lion keeping an eye on the Land; nobody going alone can pass in front of it.
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