ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GA2×GAR (GALGA and GA2×NIG2)
Values: g̃alga

A praise poem of Šulgi (Šulgi D) (c.2.4.2.04), line c24204.219
niĝ2ki-en-gi-raba-a-gu-lakur-raga-am3-mi-ib2-gu-ul
niĝ2ki-en-gigulkurgul
thingSumer (GN)to destroy(mountain) landto destroy
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Paragraph t24204.p15 (line(s) 218-227) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"I, the king, shall avenge my city. Whatever has been destroyed in Sumer, I shall destroy in the foreign lands. I shall make the gods of their cities turn away (?) from them; I shall cause their male and female protective deities, their good eyes, to stand aside. I shall let long grass grow in their fertile fields of shining barley. I shall uproot their small trees. With the axe I shall destroy their thick and tall trees, and I shall tear down by the crown their valuable trees. In their irrigated gardens, where honey and fig trees used to grow, I shall make weeds grow, so that …… plants and …… herbs break through the soil."
ePSD = The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary

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