ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSign name: ZA.MUŠ3.ABgunu (ZA.MUŠ3.UNUG)
Values: zabalam2

The debate between Grain and Sheep (c.5.3.2), line c532.2
udan-ne2da-nun-naim-tud-de3-eš-a-ba
udana-nun-natud
day(light)An (DN)Anuna (DN)to give birth
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Paragraph t532.p1 (line(s) 1-11) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
When, upon the hill of heaven and earth, An spawned the Anuna gods, since he neither spawned nor created grain with them, and since in the Land he neither fashioned the yarn of Uttu (the goddess of weaving) nor pegged out the loom for Uttu -- with no sheep appearing, there were no numerous lambs, and with no goats, there were no numerous kids, the sheep did not give birth to her twin lambs, and the goat did not give birth to her triplet kids --, the Anuna, the great gods, did not even know the names Ezina-Kusu (Grain) or Sheep.
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