ETCSLglossingSignSign name: TAG׊U
Values: tibir2

The lament for Sumer and Urim (c.2.2.3), line c223.C.124
Numušda (DN)towndwelling placeplaceto measurefootto be differentto seize
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Paragraph t223.p18 (line(s) 123-132) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Kazallu, the city of teeming multitudes, was cast into confusion. Numušda took an unfamiliar path away from the city, his beloved dwelling. His wife Namrat, the beautiful lady, was lamenting bitterly." Alas, the destroyed city, my destroyed house," she cried bitterly. Its river bed was empty, no water flowed. Like a river cursed by Enki its opening channel was dammed up. On the fields fine grains grew no more, people had nothing to eat. The orchards were scorched like an oven, its open country was scattered. The four-legged wild animals did not run about. The four-legged creatures of Šakkan could find no rest.
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