ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: ŠE.TIR
Values: ezim2, ezina2

Enki and Ninmaḫ (c.1.1.2), line c112.17
dnamma-ke4amapalilu3-tuddiĝiršar2-šar2-ra-ke4-ne
nammaamapaliltuddiĝiršar2
Namma (DN)motherforemostto give birthdeityto be numerous
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Paragraph t112.p2 (line(s) 12-23) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
At that time, the one of great wisdom, the creator of all the senior gods, Enki lay on his bed, not waking up from his sleep, in the deep engur, in the subterranean water, the place the inside of which no other god knows. The gods said, weeping: "He is the cause of the lamenting!" Namma, the primeval mother who gave birth to the senior gods, took the tears of the gods to the one who lay sleeping, to the one who did not wake up from his bed, to her son: "Are you really lying there asleep, and …… not awake? The gods, your creatures, are smashing their ……. My son, wake up from your bed! Please apply the skill deriving from your wisdom and create a substitute (?) for the gods so that they can be freed from their toil!"
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