ETCSLglossingSignSign name: DIB
Values: dab, dib

Nanše and the birds (Nanše C) (c.4.14.3), line c4143.D.5
...-tadba-u2anam-tu5-tu5...mešumu-un-na-keše2
...ba-u2atu5...mešukeše2
...Bau (DN)waterto wash...essencehandto bind
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Paragraph t4143.p14 (line(s) 1-15) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
(2 lines fragmentary) …… green ……. …… birds, like ants in crevices ……. …… Bau takes a bath ……. The tigilu bird …… the split roots ……. The dove …… gently in the broad fields. The pigeon …… bitterly in the vacant lot of the king. The ubi bird and the udar bird …… ants ……. The bird ……. …… in the gutter like beasts. (1 line unclear) …… humbly like an orphaned child ……. The ḫamun bird …… in harmony …… is dressed in linen. …… wine, like wine …… (unknown no. of lines missing)
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