ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GIR2gunu
Values: kiši17, tab2, ul4

Ur-Namma the canal-digger (Ur-Namma D) (c.2.4.1.4), line c2414.3.30
muda-rika-ge5du-a-baid2pa5-bi-luḫ-ḫamu-še
muda-ri2kadu7pa5-bi-luḫsa4
nameeternalmouthto be perfectPabi-luḫ (WN)to call
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Paragraph t2414.p13 (line(s) 29-36) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
……, and I 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 city of the Keše-kug canal is full of fish, and the air above it is full of birds. The watercourse of the Pabi-luḫ canal is full of fish, and the air above it is full of birds. Its abundance brings fish and birds for me to the E-kiš-nu-ĝal. Its banks are lush with licorice, a honey-sweet plant to eat. Its arable tracts grow fine grain sprouting abundantly like a forest.
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