ETCSLglossingSignSign name: NE
Values: bar7, be7, bi2, bil, de3, du17, gibil4, izi, kum2, lam2, lem4, li9, ne, ni5, pel, pil, saḫarx, šeg̃6

Lugalbanda in the mountain cave (c., line c1821.A.423
Utu (DN)to be longpersonto lie down
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Paragraph t1821.p31 (line(s) 394-432) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
(Description of the demons) They make …… Enki, father of the gods; they are ……, they ……; like a string of figs dripping with lusciousness, they hang their arms. They are gazelles of Suen running in flight, they are the fine smooth cloths of Ninlil, they are the helpers of Iškur; they pile up flax, they pile up barley; they are wild animals on the rampage, they descend like a storm on a rebel land hated by Suen, indeed they descend like a storm. They lie up during all the long day, and during the short night they enter …… houses (?); during the long day, during the short night they lie in beds ……, they give ……. At dead of night they ……, in the breeze …… swallows of Utu; they enter into house after house, they peer into street after street, they are talkers, they are repliers to talkers, seeking words with a mother, replying to a great lady; they nestle at the bedside, they smite ……, when the black …… are stolen, they leave …… the doors and tables of humans, they change ……, they tie the door-pivots together. The hero who ……, Utu who ……, the heroic youth Utu of the good word (2 lines unclear) the incantation …… of the youth Utu, which the Anuna, the great gods, do not know, from that time ……, (3 lines unclear)
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