ETCSLglossingSignSign name: NI
Values: be3, dig, i3, ia3, le2, li2, lid2, ne2, ni, suš2, zal, zar2

A praise poem of Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma C) (c.2.4.1.3), line c2413.72
erin2silim-makalamšu-agi4-gi4den-lil2-lema-ra-an-šum2
erin2silimkalamšugi4en-lil2šum2
group of peopleto be healthythe Landhandto returnEnlil (DN)to give
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Paragraph t2413.p7 (line(s) 70-78) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
I, Ur-Namma, born on high, …… shining. The people line up in front of me. Enlil has given me the task of keeping the Land secure, with unscathed (?) troops. I am clad in linen in the ĝipar. I lie down on the splendid bed in its delightful bedchamber. I cause the people to eat splendid food; I am their Enkimdu (i.e. the god of irrigation and cultivation). I am the good shepherd whose sheep multiply greatly. I open the …… of the cattle-pens and sheepfolds. I am peerless. …… the pastures and watering-places of shepherds (?).
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