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A hymn to Enki (?) for Icme-Dagan (Icme-Dagan X) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - en ec-bar galam dijir-re-e-ne sig nim-ma u18-ru-bi
2 - écgírí cu du8 nam-bi tar-tar (d)a-nun-na súb-su8-ub (X)
3 - me níj-nam-ma dili-ni zag dib en gal zi-jál ba-X
4 - nam-dijir-bi-cè 1(AC)-a-ni pa è NIJIN-NIJIN-bi-cè X-me-en
5 - dug4-ga-dug4-ga-ni níj-zid mú-mú me an ki gen6-né-me-en
6 - jic-hur bar tam-me nun gal-bi zu-zu-me-en
7 - en numun i nam dùg-bi tud-tud ús dab5-bi pàd-pàd
8 - jarza mah saj-gú-jál-la-bi ú-gin7 zid-dè-ec
9 - jidru cúm-cúm àgà zid hal-ha mu mah-bi sa4-sa4
10 - nam-dijir-bi ud ul sù-rá-cè an ki-da já-já
11 - nun da-rí mú-mú A X X X ki za X igi ì-jál
12 - en umuc galam dím-ma jalga sud jéctúg bad-e du7
13 - dijir zid A RI X SIG7-SIG7 níj-nam-ma-ni ka-ge-e díb
14 - ad gi4-gi4 en a-ga-na cag4 kúc-ù cim-gin7 ta-ta-háb
15 - nun cag4 sù-rá inim-ma nu-kàm-me nam-zu-ni dajal búr
16 - kug-zu gal-an-zu en igi-jál X cag4 dajal níj-nam-ma zu
17 - dijir-re-e-ne-er cu-mu-un-ne-mah-en
18 - (d)a-nun-na-ke4-ne za-e cu-mu-un-ne-íl-en
19 - me-zu me-bi-ta X X dirig suh-a-àm
20 - me kal-kal me níj galam-ma-zu saj kécé me zid-bi-im
21 - u18-ru-zu li-ib-gin7 cu-mu-ne-ús u18-lu-gin7 cu-mu-ne-dul
22 - níj-me-jar-gin7 mu-ne-e-jar AC+MAC-gin7 cu-mu-ne-cú
23 - nam-mah-za hur-saj sù-ud bad-gin7 umuc-bi ca-ra-ni-ib-gi4
24 - ùj jar-jar-ra-bi en a-a-bi-me-en
25 - nu-DI-DI-a sipad ú kíj-kíj-bi-me-en
26 - ama a-a-bi-gin7 mu-ne-dug4 ùj gu7 naj sug4-sug4-bi-me-en
27 - mu-e-jar jéctúg mu-e-gub-gub kíj galam-ma ak-X (X)
28 - é umuc jar jéctúg dirig-zu jál bí-taka4
29 - níj-nam ù-tud-zu cu ta-háb dug4-ga-bi
30 - X X X X X gal gùrù ki su zìg ri-a
31 - X du6 X X X-ga dù-a ki en ul dúr-ru-na-ba
32 - za-e X X-bi mu-ni-BUR-BUR CID gal-bi X X (X)
33 - a-a (d)en-líl X X X (X)-ni bí-dug4
34 - jéctúg X-la-bi ci-im-mi-X
35 - taka4 a sù-bi
36 - me -a jic-hur kal-kal-za
37 - X X X X X AC mu-ni-in-X
38 - níj galam X im-mi-in-è
39 - nam-tar X cag4-ba mu-ni-jar
40 - èc ZU X im-mi-sa4-X
41 - TUG-ta X a-já-ri-in dib X X
1-6 - Lord who among the gods makes the clever decisions, most prominent among them from the south to the uplands; who holding a staff in his hand determines their destinies as the Anuna gods come to him; who possessing all the divine powers is alone surpassing; a great lord who the living things; who alone is proclaimed as their god -- you are their . You, whose utterances make justice flourish, strengthen the divine powers of heaven and earth. You, who examine the ordinances and carry them out correctly, are proclaimed as their great prince.
7-16 - Lord who has made the seed of mankind come forth, who creates good destiny for them, who teaches them the proper practices! He makes august and dignified rites proliferate truly like grass. He assigns the sceptres, he distributes the loyal crowns, and announces their exalted names. He their divinity until far and distant times in (?) heaven and earth. Everlasting prince . Lord who gives clever counsel, and who is endowed with prudence, outstanding intelligence and profound understanding! Trustworthy god, whose wholly surpasses description. Adviser, lord who deliberates only with himself, . Deep-hearted prince, whose words are unalterable (?), who disseminates his wisdom widely. Clever and competent, wise lord, , who knows everything.
17-23 - You are the most supreme among the gods! You are the highest ranking among the Anuna gods! Your divine powers surpassing theirs, are specially favoured. With your precious and ingenious divine powers, you (?) are the guardian of their true divine powers. Your prominence imposes itself on them like awesome stillness, covers them like a storm, takes their breath away, wraps them like . The description (?) of your loftiness like a remote and far-away mountain.
24-41 - For the settled people, you are their lord and father. For the , you are their shepherd who seeks out food for them. You speak to them as if you were their father and mother; you satiate the people with food and drink. You give advice, you set your mind to work, skilful labour. You have opened up your house of instructions and surpassing wisdom. Everything you have created . full of great awesomeness, a place clad in fearsome radiance. mound , where the primeval lords dwell. ... Father Enlil . wisdom . ... your most precious divine plans . ... ingenuity . destiny . ... ...
en noun lord
ec-bar noun decision
galam verb to be skilful
dijir noun deity
sig verb to be low
nim noun upper (land)
uru16 verb to be towering
écgírí noun staff
cu noun hand
du8 verb to spread
nam noun destiny
tar verb to cut
a-nun-na noun Anuna
jen verb to go
XbrXbr
me noun essence
níj-nám pronoun anything
dili adj single
zag noun side
dib verb to pass
en noun lord
gal verb to be big
zí-jál noun living creature
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nam-dijir noun divinity
1 numeral 1
pa noun branch
è verb to go out or in
NIJINNIGIN
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dug4 verb to say
níj-zíd noun righteousness
verb to grow
me noun essence
an noun heaven
ki noun place
gen6 verb to be firm
jic-hur noun design
bar noun outside
tam verb to be clean
nun noun prince
gal verb to be big
zu verb to know
en noun lord
numun noun seed
i verb to bring out
nam noun destiny
dùg verb to be good
tud verb to give birth
ús noun path
dab5 verb to seize
pàd verb to find
jarza noun rite
mah verb to be majestic
sáj-kúg-jál adj proud
ú noun plant
zid adj right
verb to grow
jidru noun sceptre
cúm verb to give
aga noun crown
zid adj right
hal verb to divide out
mu noun name
mah verb to be majestic
sa4 verb to call
nam-dijir noun divinity
ud noun day(light)
ul noun distant time
sud verb to be distant
an noun heaven
ki noun place
jar verb to place
nun noun prince
dá-rí adj eternal
verb to grow
AA
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XX
XX
ki noun place
za verb to bow down
XX
igi noun eye
jál verb to be (located)
en noun lord
umuc noun (fore)thought
galam verb to be skilful
dím-má noun reasoning
jalga noun reason
sud verb to be distant
jéctúg noun ear
bad verb to open
du7 verb to be perfect
dijir noun deity
zid adj right
AA
RIRI
XX
SIG7SIG
níj-nám pronoun anything
ka noun mouth
dib verb to pass
ad noun voice
gi4 verb to return
en noun lord
a-ga noun rear (chamber)
cag4 noun heart
kúc verb to be tired
cim noun aromatic (fragrance)
tá-háb verb to thicken?
nun noun prince
cag4 noun heart
sud verb to be distant
inim noun word
kàm verb to alter
nam-zu noun wisdom
dajal verb to be wide
búr verb to release
kug-zu adj wise
gal-an-zu adj wise
en noun lord
ígí-jál adj wise
XX
cag4 noun heart
dajal verb to be wide
níj-nám pronoun anything
zu verb to know
dijir noun deity
mah verb to be majestic
a-nun-na noun Anuna
za pronoun you (sg.)
íl verb to raise
me noun essence
me noun essence
XX
XX
dirig verb to be superior
suh verb to choose
me noun essence
kal verb to be rare
me noun essence
níj noun thing
galam verb to be skilful
saj noun head
kécé verb to bind
me noun essence
zid adj right
uru16 verb to be towering
lib noun (deathly) silence
ús verb to be adjacent
ùlù noun south wind (storm)
dul verb to cover (together)
níj-mé-jár noun silence
jar verb to place
AC+MAC noun AC+MAC
verb to cover
nam-mah noun majesty
hur-saj noun mountain (range)
sud verb to be distant
bad verb to open
umuc noun (fore)thought
gi4 verb to return
ùj noun people
jar verb to place
en noun lord
a-a noun father
DI verb DI
sipad noun shepherd
ú noun plant
kíj verb to seek
ama noun mother
a-a noun father
dug4 verb to say
ùj noun people
gu7 verb to eat
naj verb to drink
sug4 verb to be full
noun advice
jar verb to place
jéctúg noun ear
gub verb to stand
kíj noun work
galam verb to be skilful
ak verb to do
XbrXbr
é noun house(hold)
umuc noun (fore)thought
jar verb to place
jéctúg noun ear
dirig verb to be superior
jál verb to open
taka4 verb to leave behind
níj-nám pronoun anything
tud verb to give birth
cu noun hand
tá-háb verb to thicken?
dug4 verb to say
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
noun fear(someness)
gal verb to be big
gùrù verb to bear
ki noun place
su noun flesh
zìg verb to rise
ri verb to direct
XX
du6 noun (ruin) mound
XX
XX
XX
verb to erect
ki noun place
en noun lord
ul noun distant time
tuc verb to sit
za pronoun you (sg.)
XX
XX
BUR verb BUR
CIDCID
gal verb to be big
XX
XX
XbrXbr
a-a noun father
én-líl noun Enlil
XX
XX
XX
XbrXbr
verb to equal
dug4 verb to say
jéctúg noun ear
XX
XX
taka4 verb to leave behind
a noun water
verb to sprinkle
me noun essence
jic-hur noun design
kal verb to be rare
XX
XX
XX
XX
XX
ACAC
XX
níj noun thing
galam verb to be skilful
XX
è verb to go out or in
nam-tar noun destiny
XX
cag4 noun heart
jar verb to place
èc noun shrine
ZUZU
XX
sa4 verb to call
TUGTUG
XX
agarin4 noun matrix
dib verb to pass
XX
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