ETCSLglossingSignSign name: MUNSUB (MUNŠUB)
Values: sumur3

Ur-Namma the canal-digger (Ur-Namma D) (c.2.4.1.4), line c2414.2.22
urim2ki-maid2ḫe2-ĝal2-lamu-ba-alid2keše2-kugmu-sa4
urim2id2ḫe2-ĝal2ba-alkeše2-kugsa4
Urim (SN)watercourseplentyto digKeše-kug (WN)to call
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Paragraph t2414.p7 (line(s) 21-33) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
ln my city I dug a canal of abundance and named it the Keše-kug canal; in Urim, I dug a canal of abundance and named it the Keše-kug canal. I named it the Pabi-luḫ canal, a lasting name worthy to be praised. The watercourse of my city is full of fish, and the air above it is full of birds. The watercourse of Urim is full of fish, and the air above it is full of birds. In my city honey-plants are planted, and the carp grow fat. In Urim honey-plants are planted, and the carp grow fat. The gizi reed of my city is so sweet that the cows eat them. The gizi reed of Urim is so sweet that the cows eat them. Since my ……, it is teeming with fish and birds. In Urim ……. May the watercourse bring them (the fish) into my canal, may they be carried in baskets to him. May the watercourse bring them into Urim, into my canal, may they be carried in baskets to him.
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