ETCSLglossingSignSign name: A×ḪA (ZAḪ3)
Values: saḫ7

The message of Lu-diĝira to his mother (c.5.5.1), line c551.39
zu2-lumdilmun-naku7-ku7zu2-lumsaĝkiĝ2-kiĝ2-e
zu2-lumdilmunku7-ku7zu2-lumsaĝkiĝ2
dateDilmun (GN)to be sweetdateheadto seek
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Paragraph t551.p4 (line(s) 32-39) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Let me give you a third description of my mother: My mother is { rain from heaven } { (1 ms. has instead:) timely rain }, water for the finest seeds. She is a bountiful harvest of { fully-grown fine barley } { (1 ms. has instead:) ripe, exceedingly fine barley } { (1 ms. has instead:) heavenly …… } { (1 ms. has instead:) ripe maturity (?) …… }. She is a garden of { …… } { (1 ms. has instead:) delights }, { full of laughter } { (1 ms. has instead:) filled with rejoicing }. She is a well-irrigated pine tree, { an adorned juniper } { (1 ms. has instead:) adorned with pine-cones }. She is early fruit, the { products } { (1 ms. has instead:) garden's yield } of the first month. She is an irrigation ditch bringing fertilising water to the garden plots. She is a sweet Dilmun date, a prime date much sought after.
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