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A praise poem of Icme-Dagan (Icme-Dagan AA) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - -ta AN X
2 - ma-ra-an-è
3 - nam tar-re A
4 - MU BI (X) barag gu-za mah kug-sig17 túm-ma-àm (X) gal-bi ma-ra-ni-in-gub X
5 - -ge-bi inim sag9-ge ki-en-gi ki-uri(ki)-cè (X) gaba-ba ma-ra-ni-in-súg-X
6 - -ge-bi a naj érím é-kur-ra KA-KA nídbá-ra-àm (X) ki-ba ma-ra-ni-in-sa4-X
7 - im-mi-íb-X X X é-kur-ra til-e X (X)-ge-gin7 ak X
8 - X ma-ra-X-(X)-da á zid-za bí-in-gub
9 - X (d)ickur X IN NU ce é-kur-ra cu X lá-bi
10 - gu-za mah-ba dur-ba ma-ra-an-gen6 X
11 - URUD X (X) mah gal-le-ec ri-àm (X)
12 - barag kug-za bí-in- ùj-e u6 di-dè (X)
13 - kíj gal únú gal-za ud ul-lé-a-cè sá-dug4-cè ma-ra-ni-X (X)
14 - mi-tum saj 50 ki-bal gul-gul-lu á mah-zu-cè pàd-da
15 - ì-si-in(ki) iri nam-lugal-la-ka
16 - (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan-e kíj gal-éc ma-ra-an-
17 - mu 50 ma-ra-an-sa4 (X)
18 - nibru(ki) iri ul ki jar-ra-ba ì-si-in(ki)-ta ma-ra-an-X (X)
19 - é-cu-me-ca4 ki-tuc mah X X (X)
20 - kan4 igi-cu-galam ki nam tar-re-dam
21 - u6 di-dè ma-ra-an-X
22 - (d)ic-me-(d)da-gan ú-a nibru(ki)-a
23 - saj ús úrím(kí)-ma
24 - ud-da gub eridug(ki)-ga
25 - en unug(ki)-ga lugal ì-si-in(ki)-na
1-13 - From he brought for you. the fates are decided . He set up grandly (?) for you that befits the majestic dais and throne of gold. They lined up before it for you favourable words for Sumer and Akkad. in the E-kur . food offerings. in the E-kur . with your right arm . Ickur in the E-kur. on its august throne. He a huge copper inspiring great awe, on your holy dais. It is to be marvelled at by the people. He the main task for you in your great dining hall as a regular offering forever after.
14-21 - In Isin, the royal city, Icme-, for you in masterly fashion a fifty-headed battle-mace to destroy the rebel lands, chosen for your great power. For you he gave it fifty names. From Isin he it for you into Nibru, the primeval, well-established city and to be marvelled at in the E-cu-me-ca, the majestic residence that fearsomeness, at the gate of Igi-cu-galam, the place where fates are decided.
22-25 - Icme-, provider of Nibru, constant attendant of Urim, he who is daily in the service of Eridug; priest of Unug, king of Isin ...
ANAN
XX
è verb to go out or in
nam noun destiny
tar verb to cut
AA
MUMU
BIBI
XbrXbr
barag noun dais
gu-za noun chair
mah verb to be majestic
kug-sig17 noun gold
túm verb to be suitable
XbrXbr
gal verb to be big
gub verb to stand
XX
inim noun word
sag9 verb to be good
ki-en-gi noun Sumer
ki-uri noun Akkad
XbrXbr
gaba noun chest
gub verb to stand
a noun water
naj verb to drink
érím noun enemy
é-kúr noun E-kur
KAKA
nidba noun (food) offering
XbrXbr
ki noun place
sa4 verb to call
XX
XX
XX
é-kúr noun E-kur
til verb to complete
XX
XbrXbr
ak verb to do
XX
XX
XbrXbr
á noun arm
zid adj right
gub verb to stand
XX
ickur noun Ickur
XX
ININ
NUNU
ce noun barley
é-kúr noun E-kur
cu noun hand
XX
verb to hang
gu-za noun chair
mah verb to be majestic
dur noun bond
gen6 verb to be firm
XX
URUDURUD
XX
XbrXbr
mah verb to be majestic
noun fear(someness)
gal verb to be big
ri verb to direct
XbrXbr
barag noun dais
kug adj shining
ùj noun people
u6 noun wonder
dug4 verb to say
XbrXbr
kíj noun work
gal verb to be big
únú noun (dining) hall
gal verb to be big
ud noun day(light)
úl-lé-á noun distant time
sá-dúg4 noun regular offering
XX
XbrXbr
mitum noun type of weapon
saj noun head
50 numeral 50
ki-bal noun rebel land
gul verb to destroy
á noun arm
mah verb to be majestic
pàd verb to find
ísín noun Isin
iri noun town
nam-lugal noun kingship
ic-me-da-gan noun Icme-Dagan
kíj noun work
gal verb to be big
mu noun name
50 numeral 50
sa4 verb to call
XbrXbr
nibru noun Nibru
iri noun town
ul noun distant time
ki noun place
jar verb to place
ísín noun Isin
XX
XbrXbr
é-cú-mé-cá4 noun E-cu-me-ca
ki-tuc noun dwelling place
mah verb to be majestic
noun fear(someness)
XX
XX
XbrXbr
kan4 noun gate
igi-cu-galam noun Igi-cu-galam
ki noun place
nam noun destiny
tar verb to cut
u6 noun wonder
dug4 verb to say
XX
ic-me-da-gan noun Icme-Dagan
ú-á noun provisioner
nibru noun Nibru
saj noun head
ús verb to be adjacent
úrím noun Urim
ud noun day(light)
gub verb to stand
eridug noun Eridug
en noun high priest(ess)
unug noun Unug
lugal noun king
ísín noun Isin