ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GA2
Values: ba4, g̃a2, g̃e26, ma3, pisag̃

The Keš temple hymn (c.4.80.2), line c4802.I.125
heroAšgi (DN)to be outstandingmotherto give birth
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Paragraph t4802.p20 (line(s) 116-126) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The bull's horn is made to growl; the drumsticks are made to thud. The singer { cries out } { (1 ms. has instead:) declaims } to the ala drum; { the grand sweet tigi is played for him } { (some mss. have instead:) the sweet tigi is well tuned }. The house is built; its nobility is good! The house Keš is built; its nobility is good! Its lady has taken a seat in its ……. Ninḫursaĝa, its lady, has taken her seat in its ……. Will anyone else bring forth something as great as Keš? Will any other mother ever give birth to someone as great as its hero Ašgi? Who has ever seen anyone as great as its lady Nintur?
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