ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ERIN2 (ERIM)
Values: erim, erin2, pir2, rin2, zalag2

A praise poem of Šulgi (Šulgi D) (c.2.4.2.04), line c24204.180
ĝišpan-ĝu10-u3muš-ḫuš-gin7guruš3ḫa-ma-bur2-bur2-re
panmuš-ḫušguruš3bur2
bowtype of serpentnoun part of multiword verbto release
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Paragraph t24204.p11 (line(s) 177-189) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"I raise my spear against the ……, I set up my emblems at the border of the foreign lands. I fill my quiver, and my bow is stretched, ready to shoot, like a raging serpent. Barbed arrows flash before me like lightning. Like scudding bats, …… arrows fly into the mouth of battle. Slingstones rain down on their people; clay bullets clatter on their backs like hammerstones. With my throw-stick and sling I catch like swallows the crushed people of the rebel lands. My …… weapon sharpens its teeth at the head of the Land."
ePSD = The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary

Sumerian scribe

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