ETCSLglossingSignSign name: NU11
Values: nu11

The song of the ploughing oxen: an ululumama to Ninurta (c.5.5.5), line c555.61
dutuĝišsag9-zusiḫe2-ri-ib-sa2
utuĝišsag9sisa2
Utu (DN)treeto be goodhornto equal
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Paragraph t555.p4 (line(s) 38-61) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
ellu mallu! What ……? What ……? Who ……? Who ……? Who …… the clods? Who …… the birds? On the right ……, on the left ……. (1 line fragmentary)"My big hooves ……." The stars in the sky ……. …… will make straight its ……. The ox …… let his thick tongue hang down, …… he replied," I am an ox, but just a young ox, in whose muzzle hair has not yet grown. No dust has fallen yet on my shoulders. My master, why am I so valuable?" "My stalwart calf, I shall speak to you only once, so pay attention. What a plough (?)! Your fathers are four. What a plough (?)! Your mothers are eight. May Utu guide straight your fine plough!"
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