ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: GIŠ.GA2×NUN/NUN
Values: g̃ušurx

The Keš temple hymn (c.4.80.2), line c4802.D.58H
e2dnin-ḫur-saĝ-ĝa2zikalam-maki-bi-še3ĝar
e2nin-ḫur-saĝ-ĝa2zikalamkiĝar
house(hold)Ninḫursaĝa (DN)life (breath)the Landplaceto place
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Paragraph t4802.p9 (line(s) 58A-58Q) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
{ (1 ms. adds here the following lines:) House …… inspiring great awe, called with a mighty name by An; house …… whose fate is grandly determined by the Great Mountain Enlil! House of the Anuna gods possessing great power, which gives wisdom to the people; house, reposeful dwelling of the great gods! House, which was planned together with the plans of heaven and earth, …… with the pure divine powers; house which underpins the Land and supports the shrines! House, mountain of abundance which passes the days in glory; house of Ninḫursaĝa which establishes the life of the Land! House, great hillside worthy of the purification rites, altering (?) all things; house without whom no decisions are made! House, good …… carrying in its hands the broad Land; house which gives birth to countless peoples, seed which has sprouts! House which gives birth to kings, which determines the destinies of the Land; house whose royal personages are to be revered! Will anyone else bring forth something as great as Keš? Will any other mother ever give birth to someone as great as its hero Ašgi? Who has ever seen anyone as great as its lady Nintur? }
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