ETCSLglossingSignSign name: NAM
Values: bir5, nam, sim, sin2

The debate between Bird and Fish (c.5.3.5), line c535.131
...ku6-enun-gal-e-neba-šum2-mu-uš
...ku6nun-gal-e-nešum2
...fishNun-galene (DN)to give
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Paragraph t535.p15 (line(s) 125-136) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"You are like a watchman living on the walls (?), ……! Fish, you kindled fire against me, you planted henbane. In your stupidity you caused devastation; you have spattered your hands with blood! Your arrogant heart will destroy itself by its own deeds! But I am Bird, flying in the heavens and walking on the earth. Wherever I travel to, I am there for the joy of its …… named. ……, O Fish, …… bestowed by the Great Princes (a name for the Igigi). I am of first-class seed, and my young are first-born young! …… went with uplifted head …… to the lustrous E-kur. …… until distant days. …… the numerous people say. How can you not recognise my pre-eminence? Bow your neck to the ground."
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