ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ŠA3×A (PEŠ4)
Values: bir7, iškila, peš4

The message of Lu-diĝira to his mother (c.5.5.1), line c551.52B
munusda-ru-ruarḫušmu-ra-an-šum2...u3-tud...
munusa-ru-ruarḫuššum2...tud...
womanAruru (DN)compassionto give...to give birth...
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Paragraph t551.p6 (line(s) 47-52) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Let me give you a fifth description of my mother: My mother is a palm-tree, with the sweetest fragrance. She is a chariot of juniper wood, a sedan chair of boxwood. She is { a fine cloth } { (1 ms. has instead:) a good …… } perfumed with refined oil. She is a bunch of grapes, a garland (?) { growing luxuriantly } { (1 ms. has instead:) perfect in luxuriant growth }. { She } { (1 ms. has instead:) My mother } is a phial made from an ostrich egg, { overflowing } { (1 ms. has instead:) full } with { finest } { (1 ms. has instead:) perfumed } oil. { (1 ms. adds:) She is a fair woman, accompanied by a protective goddess ……. She is a woman who will show you compassion like (?) Aruru, …… born ……. }
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