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A dedication of a statue (Icme-Dagan S) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - (d)en-líl dug4-ga u18-ru di zu galam dajal-la-àm
2 - ka-ac bar è dug4-ga-ni nu-kàm-me-da umuc X cu-ni-cè jar
3 - (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan juruc kalag sa su pirij cul kalag ní-jál-la
4 - dili-(X)-ni mah en mu dùg sa4-a-ni kur cár-ra pàd-da
5 - e-ne-da zi-jál-la im-mi-in-lu-a
6 - á-bàd ùj dúr-ru-na-bi-cè saj gíg cu mu-na-cúm-ma
7 - nesaj kur-ra-da
8 - é-gal dùg-ga-na ki la-ba-na-tag-ge
9 - ud-ba (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan cul ur-saj er9 dùb-jál-e-ne-ke4
10 - nibru(ki) iri numun ùj cár-ra i-i tìl-le ù-tud jál-la-cè
11 - kac4 di hu-luh-e ji6 an-bar7-ba gub-bu
12 - ud cú-uc níj-nam tùm di gal-e-ec na-an-jar
13 - zìg-ga-ni u18-lu a-ma-ru tum9 sumur-ba du-a
14 - á-na ba9-rá-a-ba já-já-já-da-na sù-ud-bi-cè jír-jír-re
15 - pirij huc edin-na-gin7 usu nam-cul-ba du-a
16 - dùb kaskal-la bad-bad-da-ni-a jic-lá
17 - sí-sí har-ra-an-na kun sud-sud-X
18 - mác-tarah-gin7 kac4-kac4-e X X X X
19 - du10-ub cu bar-ra nu-kúc-ù X
20 - dumu níj túm-túm (d)en-líl-lá-ka
21 - níj cag4 húl-húl (d)nin-líl-lá-ka
22 - lugal-e èc za-gìn-na-cè
23 - ud-ba (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan alan mir-re-e kac4-kac4-e hu-luh-ha-na
24 - é-ní-gùrù barag kal-kal-la-na
25 - mu-ni-in-gub ce-er-zid-dè-ec bí-in-gùn
26 - nun gal zag an-na en dug4-ga nu-kàm-me-da
27 - saj-ki zalag igi zid íl-la-na
28 - hé-en-ci-ni-jál sipad zid tud-da-ni-cè
29 - lugal á níj-hul dím-ma íb-ci-áj-e-a
30 - mu-sar-ra-ba cu bí-íb-ra-a mu-ni bí-íb-sar-a
31 - ác bal-a-ba-ke4-ec lú-kúr cu ba-an-zi-zi-i-a
32 - lú-ba (d)en-líl lugal-ju10 (d)nin-líl nin-ju10 nam ha-ba-an-da-ku5-ru-ne
33 - (d)en-ki (d)ickur (d)ézíná (d)cákkán en hé-jál-la-ke4-ne
34 - hé-jál an ki-a a-ba-da-an-gi4-ec hul-bi ha-ba-
1-8 - For Enlil, whose statements are powerful, the profoundly far-sighted knowledgeable judge, who issues decisions, whose utterances are immutable, who places the in his hands -- Icme-, the mighty man with muscles and body of a lion, the strong awe-inspiring youth who alone is august, the lord whose sweet name is invoked in all the lands, under whose rule the living creatures multiply, makes the black-headed people, its settled people who were entrusted to him for protection, proceed with the firstling-offerings of the land. He does not in his good palace.
9-22 - Then Icme- the youthful, the mightiest hero among swift athletes, the fearsome runner, who serving night and day never ceases caring for Nibru -- the city where the seed of the numerous people came forth and where life and birth came into existence -- and who provides daily for everything, established justice (?) on a grand scale. The king whose rising is a hurricane, a flood, a wind blowing in its fury, who swinging his wide open arms flashes away into the distance, who is like a fierce lion of the desert which advances in full strength and vigour, who runs fast on the roadway battle and combat, a horse waving its tail on the highway, who like a young deer running, knees are swift and indefatigable, the son who provides Enlil with everything, who causes joy to Ninlil's heart -- he will never stop caring for the shining shrine.
23-28 - Then Icme- erected a statue on his precious dais in the E-ni-guru, depicting him as inspiring terror while running in a storm, and made it iridescent with splendour, so that the great prince of the entire heaven, the lord whose utterance is immutable, should constantly direct his shining forehead and favourable glance at the true shepherd whom he engendered.
29-35 - If a king issues evil orders concerning this statue, and erases its inscription and writes his own name on it; or, because of this curse, he makes another man raise his hand against it, then may Enlil my lord and Ninlil my lady curse that man! May Enki, Ickur, Ezina, Cakkan, the lords of abundance, him cruelly by withholding abundance from heaven and earth under his rule!
én-líl noun Enlil
dug4 verb to say
uru16 verb to be towering
di noun (law)suit
zu verb to know
galam verb to be skilful
dajal verb to be wide
ka-ac noun decision
bar verb to set aside
è verb to go out or in
dug4 verb to say
kàm verb to alter
umuc noun (fore)thought
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cu noun hand
jar verb to place
ic-me-da-gan noun Icme-Dagan
juruc noun young man
kalag verb to be strong
sa noun sinew
su noun flesh
pirij noun lion
cul noun young man
kalag verb to be strong
ní-jál adj awe-inspiring
dili adj single
mah verb to be majestic
en noun lord
mu noun name
dùg verb to be good
sa4 verb to call
kur noun (mountain) land
cár verb to be numerous
pàd verb to find
e-ne pronoun he, she
zí-jál noun living creature
lu verb to be abundant
á-bád3à2-bàd noun shelter
ùj noun people
tuc verb to sit
saj noun head
gíg verb to be black
cu noun hand
cúm verb to give
nesaj noun (first-fruit) offering
kur noun (mountain) land
é-gál noun palace
dùg verb to be good
ki noun place
tag verb to touch
ud noun day(light)
ic-me-da-gan noun Icme-Dagan
cul noun young man
ur-saj noun hero
er9 verb to be mighty
dúb3-jáldùb-jàl2 noun runner
nibru noun Nibru
iri noun town
numun noun seed
ùj noun people
cár verb to be numerous
i verb to bring out
tìl verb to live
tud verb to give birth
jál verb to be (located)
kac4 verb to run
dug4 verb to say
huluh verb to be frightened
ji6 noun night
an-bar7 noun midday
gub verb to stand
ud noun day(light)
verb to cover
níj-nám pronoun anything
de6 verb to carry
di noun (law)suit
gal verb to be big
jar verb to place
zìg verb to rise
ùlù noun south wind (storm)
a-ma-ru noun flood
tum9 noun wind
sumur verb to be angry
jen verb to go
á noun arm
bad verb to open
jar verb to place
sud verb to be distant
jír verb to flash
pirij noun lion
huc verb to be reddish
edin noun open country
usu noun strength
nam-cul noun manliness
jen verb to go
dùb noun knee
kaskal noun (high)way
bad verb to open
jíc-lá noun battle
noun battle
sí-sí noun horse
har-ra-an noun route
kun noun tail
sud verb to be distant
mác-táráh noun young wild goat?
kac4 verb to run
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dùb noun knee
cu noun hand
bar verb to set aside
kúc verb to be tired
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dumu noun child
níj noun thing
de6 verb to carry
én-líl noun Enlil
níj noun thing
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
nín-líl noun Ninlil
lugal noun king
èc noun shrine
zà-gìn noun lapis lazuli
ud noun day(light)
ic-me-da-gan noun Icme-Dagan
alan noun statue
mir noun north wind
kac4 verb to run
huluh verb to be frightened
é-ní-gúrú3è2-nì2-gùrù noun E-ni-guru
barag noun dais
kal verb to be rare
gub verb to stand
ce-er-zid noun radiance
gùn verb to be multicoloured
nun noun prince
gal verb to be big
zag noun side
an noun heaven
en noun lord
dug4 verb to say
kàm verb to alter
saj-ki noun forehead
zalag verb to be shining
igi noun eye
zid adj right
íl verb to raise
jál verb to be (located)
sipad noun shepherd
zid adj right
tud verb to give birth
lugal noun king
á noun arm
níj-húl noun evil action
dím verb to create
áj verb to measure
mu-sar-ra noun royal inscription
cu noun hand
ra verb to beat
mu noun name
sar verb to write
ác noun curse
bal verb to turn over
lú-kúr-rá noun stranger
cu noun hand
zìg verb to rise
noun person
én-líl noun Enlil
lugal noun king
nín-líl noun Ninlil
nin noun lady
nam noun destiny
kud verb to cut
en-ki noun Enki
ickur noun Ickur
ézíná noun Ezina
cákkán noun Cakkan
en noun lord
hé-jál noun plenty
hé-jál noun plenty
an noun heaven
ki noun place
gi4 verb to return
hul verb to be bad