ETCSLglossingSignSign name: PIRIG×UD (UG)
Values: pirig̃3, ug, uk, uq

The lament for Sumer and Urim (c.2.2.3), line c223.C.143
keš3kian-edin-nadilidu3-ašulil2-la2ba-ab-dug4
keš3an-edindilidu3šulil2dug4
Keš (SN)high plainsingleto erecthandghostto say
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Paragraph t223.p20 (line(s) 143-154) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Keš, built all alone on the high open country, was haunted. Adab, the settlement which stretches out along the river, { was treated as a rebellious land. } { (1 ms. has instead:) was deprived of water. } The snake of the mountains made his lair there, it became a rebellious land. The Gutians bred there, issued their seed. Nintur wept bitter tears over her creatures." Alas, the destroyed city, my destroyed house," she cried bitterly. In Zabalam the sacred Giguna was haunted. Inana abandoned Unug and went off to enemy territory. In the E-ana the enemy set eyes upon the sacred Ĝipar shrine. The sacred Ĝipar of en priesthood was defiled. Its en priest was snatched from the Ĝipar and carried off to enemy territory." Alas, the destroyed city, my destroyed house," she cried bitterly.
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