ETCSLglossingSignSign name: TEgunu (GUR8)
Values: gur8, tenx, uru5

The debate between Bird and Fish (c.5.3.5), line c535.2
anden-lil2ankiĝiš-ḫur-bimu-un-ĝar-re-eš-a-ba
anen-lil2ankiĝiš-ḫurĝar
An (DN)Enlil (DN)heavenplacedesignto place
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In those ancient days, when the good destinies had been decreed, and after An and Enlil had set up the divine rules of heaven and earth, then the third of them, ……, the lord of broad wisdom, Enki, the master of destinies, gathered together …… and founded dwelling places; he took in his hand waters to encourage and create good seed; he laid out side by side the Tigris and the Euphrates, and caused them to bring water from the mountains; he scoured out the smaller streams, and positioned the other watercourses. …… Enki made spacious sheepfolds and cattle-pens, and provided shepherds and herdsmen; he founded cities and settlements throughout the earth, and made the black-headed multiply. He provided them with a king as shepherd, elevating him to sovereignty over them; the king rose as the daylight over the foreign countries.
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