ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ḪUB2×UD (ḪUB)
Values: tu10

The lament for Sumer and Urim (c.2.2.3), line c223.E.344
nindanidba-zuden-lil2nibruki-še3nu-mu-un-na-da-an-ku4-ku4
nindanidbaen-lil2nibrukur9
bread(food) offeringEnlil (DN)Nibru (SN)to enter
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Paragraph t223.p41 (line(s) 340-349) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Suen wept to his father Enlil: "O father who begot me, why have you turned away from my city which was built (?) for you? O Enlil, why have you turned away from my Urim which was built (?) for you? The boat with first-fruit offerings no longer brings first-fruit offerings to the father who begot him. Your food offerings can no longer be brought to Enlil in Nibru. The en priests of the countryside and city have been carried off by phantoms. Urim, like a city raked by a hoe, is to be counted as a ruin-mound. The Du-ur, Enlil's resting-place, has become a haunted shrine. O Enlil, gaze upon your city, an empty wasteland. Gaze upon your city Nibru, an empty wasteland."
ePSD = The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary

Sumerian scribe

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