ETCSLglossingSignSign name: DAM
Values: dam

The debate between Winter and Summer (c.5.3.3), line c533.21
kurgalden-lil2-raburu14ḫe2-ĝal2-laku4-ku4
kurgalen-lil2buru14ḫe2-ĝal2kur9
(mountain) landto be bigEnlil (DN)harvest (time)plentyto enter
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Paragraph t533.p3 (line(s) 19-25) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Enlil set about determining the destinies of Summer and Winter. For Summer founding towns and villages, bringing in harvests of plenitude for the Great Mountain Enlil, sending labourers out to the large arable tracts, and working the fields with oxen; for Winter plenitude, the spring floods, the abundance and life of the Land, placing grain in the fields and fruitful acres, and gathering in everything -- Enlil determined these as the destinies of Summer and Winter.
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