ETCSLglossingSignSign name: BALAG
Values: balag̃, bulug̃5

Inana's descent to the nether world (c.1.4.1), line c141.185
a-admu-ul-lil2du5-mu-zumu-lukur-ranam-ba-da-an-gam-e
a-aen-lil2 (ES: mu-ul-lil2)dumu (ES: du5-mu)lu2 (ES: mu-lu)kurgam
fatherEnlil (DN)childperson(mountain) landto bow down
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Paragraph t141.p33 (line(s) 183-189) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
When she had entered the E-kur, the house of Enlil, she lamented before Enlil: "Father Enlil, don't let anyone kill your daughter in the underworld. Don't let your precious metal be alloyed there with the dirt of the underworld. Don't let your precious lapis lazuli be split there with the mason's stone. Don't let your boxwood be chopped up there with the carpenter's wood. Don't let young lady Inana be killed in the underworld."
ePSD = The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary

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