ETCSLglossingSignSign name: NAGAR
Values: nagar

Gilgameš and Ḫuwawa (Version A) (c., line c1815.113
day(light)boatMagan (GN)to sink
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Paragraph t1815.p20 (line(s) 107-116) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"Look, Enkidu, two people together will not perish! A grappling-pole does not sink! No one can cut through a three-ply cloth! Water cannot wash someone away from a wall! Fire in a reed house cannot be extinguished! You help me, and I will help you -- what can anyone do against us then? When it sank, when it sank, when the Magan boat sank, when the magilum barge sank, then at least the life-saving grappling-pole of the boat { was rescued } { (1 ms. has instead:) was not allowed to sink }! Come on, let's get after him and get a sight of him!"
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