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A prayer to Nanna for Rm-Sn (Rm-Sn E) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - X X cu-luh kug-ga túm-ma
2 - (d)ri-im-(d)suen icib an-na sizkur sikil-la túm-ma
3 - X cag4 kug-ta bí-pàd-da-zu nam-en kalam-ma-cè i-ni-íl-la
4 - nam-sipad saj gíg-ga i-ni-in-jar-ra
5 - écgírí kalam ge-en-ge-en cu-ni bí-in-si-a
6 - cibir ùj zi-jál lah5-lah5-e zag-ga-na bí-in-lá
7 - ca-ra-da-gub cu sikil-la ak-a-ni níj-nam mi-ni-in-dùg-dùg
8 - ga (d)ézíná-ma ir dùg-ga ma-dam kalam-ma-ka
9 - he-nun cag4-túm-ma hé-jál nu-silig-ge
10 - kurun jectin pa è-a
11 - ùlùcìn ku7-ku7-da á sikil-da cár-ra
12 - kac er9 ki sikil jectin tab-ba a naj nam-en-na-zu
13 - kac tab-ba kac mah cu kug-zu túm-ma
14 - làl babbar mu pàd-da-zu hur-saj-ta è-a
15 - ì áb kug-ga ì-nun me-te nam-nun-na-zu
16 - ì-jic barag-ga ì li saj sig9-ga
17 - gárá sig7-a me-te tùr-re unu7 kug nam-dijir-zu
18 - cul jic tuku-zu lugal ki áj-zu
19 - sipad zid (d)ri-im-(d)suen nam-tìl-la-ni-cè túm-ma-da gen6-né-dè
20 - KI.LUGAL.GUB kug cita-cè ba-ab-du7-a sizkur cag4 húl-la ca-ra-ra-dé-dé-e
21 - ú sikil-la ú-bi gu7 a sikil-la a-bi naj-a
22 - ne-saj dug4-ga-zu cag4 húl-la-zu-ta cu te-en-ci-ib
23 - a-ra-zu-ni ce-ga-an za-e nir hé-jál
24 - sun5-na-bi inim mu-ra-ab-sag9-ge nam-tìl-bi dug4-ga-ab
25 - KI.EN.GUB kug KI.EN.GUB mah-e zid-dè-ec lah5-ab
26 - ki-gub-ba-ni-ta silim-ma jar-mu-na-ab
27 - nam-lugal-la-ni igi-zu-cè da-rí-cè hé-jál-le
28 - saj-kal kalam-ma en nun pa-dè hé-a
29 - dug4-ga-zu-ta an ki-gin7 ság nu-di
30 - X X ùj cár-ra ka hé-en-nam
31 - ka ba-a-ni-cè dijir ama dijir-re-e-ne jizzal hé-em-ci-ak
32 - dug4-ga-ni-cè ha-ba-dúr-ru-ne-ec
33 - nam-tìl cu gi4-a hé-ni-túm-túm-mu
34 - nam-lú-u18-lu-bi cag4 húl-la hé-eb-ak-e
35 - ud-bi-cè ú-a zid-bi hé-em
36 - me-lem4 gùrù-a-ni im dugud-da-gin7 lugal dù-a-ni hé-em-dul
37 - níj-nam sag9-ga-ni mác-da-ri-a-bi hé-ni-in-ku4-ku4
38 - sipad zid (d)ri-im-(d)suen za-ra dijir-bi-gin7 igi-bi ma-ra-ci-jál
39 - nam-tìl ki áj-já-ni JIC JAR-ba-ni jar-ì
40 - cag4 húl-la rig7-bí-ib ud-gin7 ha-ba-mú-mú
41 - cu mu-ra-mú-mú èd-da-ni jic tuku-bí-ib
42 - inim sag9-sag9-ge-da-ni zi-ni tìl-mu-na-ab
43 - X X nir hé-jál zag ca4 na-an-tuku-tuku
44 - giri17 cu mu-ra-an-jál ud-bi sù-ud-ba-ni-ib
45 - X nam-tìl-la-ka nam-lugal-la á-bi JA X-ge
46 - inim AN X gi16-sa hé-em
47 - X NI cag4 húl-la hé-eb-ak-e
48 - X UD cu gi4-a ur-mah nam-en-na-bi-cè hé-da-ab-ri-ec
49 - ù-gul já-já-ni-cè bar X hé-en-na-zalag
50 - X-zu nam-tìl-la X cúm-mu-na-ab
51 - inim kug-zu nam-tìl-la-ni-cè X hé-em-túm-me
52 - cu íl-la-ni-cè ce-ga-mu-un-ci-ib nam dùg tar-mu-na-ab
53 - nam-tìl-bi-gin7 su ma-da-na hé-eb-dug4
54 - ub-da 4 jìrì-ni-cè gam-mu-na e-ne barag-bi hé-em
55 - ma-da-na ú-sal-la nú-a
56 - X X cag4 húl-la ud hu-mu-di-ni-ib-zal-e
57 - é-gal-la lugal ce-ga-zu za-a-cè jál-la
58 - (d)ri-im-(d)suen en (d)ac-ím-babbar mu-ni bí-in-sa4-a
59 - ud bal-ni sud-ba-ni-ib zi X
60 - aga zid mah X X X
61 - nam-tìl-la-ni-cè me-téc -i-i
62 - gu-za ba-an-X ma-da hé-ge-en
63 - ur5 sag9-ge cag4 húl-la-bi cag4 hé-eb-si
64 - igi-bi-cè nam -bi-cè silim-ma hé-em
65 - ù-luh níj-si-sá cu-ni-cè si-bí-ib ùj cár-ra hé-eb-sa
66 - dadag-ga saj ús X za-e mu-na taka4-ab
67 - itid giri17-zal asilx(EZEN)-lá-bi níj-ba-ac ba-mu-na-ab
68 - mu cár-a mul-an za-gìn-gin7 cid-bi nu-til-le saj-e-ec rig7-mu-na-ab
69 - nam-lugal-la bal cag4 húl-la du-ri-cè hé-eb-ak-e
70 - lugal ú-a zid hé-tìl-le
71 - (d)ri-im-(d)suen ú-a zid hé-tìl-le
72 - nam-lugal-la-ni su-za-a hé-eb-dùg
73 - ud nam-tìl-la-ka-ni sù-ud-ba-ni-ib
74 - ma-da ki-bi gi4-a nam-lugal-bi cúm-mu-na-ab
75 - cag4 ma-da dùg-ga-na-ab jìrì ma-da
76 - kalam-ma téc-a sig10-ge5-mu-na-ab
77 - (d)ri-im-(d)suen sipad cag4 ce-ga-zu hé-tìl-le
78 - íd-bi a hu-mu-na-ab-tùm
79 - a-cag4-ga ce hu-mu-na-ab-mú-mú
80 - pú-kiri6 làl jectin hu-mu-na-ab-tùm
81 - ambar ku6 mucen ul-e-ec hu-mu-na-ab-jar-jar
82 - tùr-e amac-a-bi-dè ha-ba-lu-lu
83 - cejx(IM.A) an-ta a-bi bad-ta hé-en-na-ge-en
84 - é-gal zi sù-ud-jál hé-en-da-ab-si
85 - (d)ri-im-(d)suen lugal-ju10
1-7 - , who is fitted for holy lustration rites, Rm-, purification priest of An, who is fitted for pure prayers rites, whom you summoned from the holy womb , has been elevated to lordship over the Land; he has been installed as shepherd over the black-headed. The staff which strengthens the Land has been placed in his hand. The shepherd's crook which guides the living people has been attached at his side. As he steps forward before you, he is lavishly supplied with everything that he offers with his pure hands.
8-20 - Your attentive youth, your beloved king, the good shepherd Rm-, who determines what should be brought as offerings for his life, joyfully pours out offerings for you in the holy royal cultic locations which are perfect for the cultic vessels: sweet-smelling milk and grain, rich produce of the Land, riches of the meadows, unending abundance, alcoholic drink, glistening wine, very sweet emmer beer fermented with pure substances, pure powerful beer made doubly strong with wine, a drink for your lordship; double-strength beer, superior beer, befitting your holy hands, pale honey exported from the mountains, which you have specifically requested, butter from holy cows, ghee as is proper for you as prince; pressed oil, best oil of the first pressing, and yellow cream, the pride of the cow-pen, for the holy abode of your godhead.
21-26 - Accept from him with your joyful heart pure food to eat as food, and pure water to drink as water: offerings made for you. Grant his prayer: you are indeed respected. When he humbly speaks fair words to you, speak so that he may live. Guide him correctly at the holy lordly cultic locations, at the august lordly cultic locations. Greet him as he comes to perform his cultic functions.
27-37 - May his kingship exist forever in your presence. May he be the first of the Land, called (?) lord and prince. Following your commands he shall be as unshakeable as heaven and earth; may he be over the numerous people. May the mother goddesses among the gods attend to his utterances; may they sit in silence before that which he says, and bring restorative life. May he create heart's joy for the population, and be the good provider for their days. May the terrifying splendour that he wears cover like a heavy raincloud the king who is hated by him. May all the best what he has be brought here as their offerings.
38-52 - The good shepherd Rm- looks to you as to his personal god. Grant him a life that he loves, and bestow joy on him. May you renew it like the daylight. As he prays to you, attend to his . When he speaks most fair words to you, sustain his life power for him. May he be respected , and have no rivals. As he makes supplication to you, make his days long. In the of life, the power of kingship. May his correct words be ever . May he create heart's joy in his . make the restorative rest upon him, the lion of lordship. When he beseeches you, let his exterior (?) shine. Give him life . May you bring for his life with your holy words. Hear him favourably as he lifts his hands in prayer, and decide a good destiny for him.
53-69 - As his life , so may it delight his land. Cast the four quarters at his feet, and let him be their ruler. Reclining in meadows in his own land, may he pass his days joyously with you . In the palace, lengthen the days and reign of Rm-, your compliant king who is there for you; whose name you, Acimbabbar, have named, life. the august good headdress. due praise for his life. the throne, and may the land be safe. May satisfaction and joy fill his heart. May be good for his . Place in his hand the sceptre of justice; may the numerous people be bound (?) to it. Shining brightly, the constant in his . Confer on him the benefit of months of delight and joy, and bestow on him numerous years as infinite in number as the stars in the lapis-lazuli coloured heavens. In his kingship may he enjoy a happy reign forever.
70-85 - May you preserve the king, the good provider. May you preserve Rm-, the good provider. May his reign be a source of delight to you. Lengthen the days of his life, and give him kingship over the restored land. For him gladden the heart of the land, for him make the roads of the land passable. For him make the Land speak with a single voice. May you preserve alive Rm-, your shepherd with the compliant heart. May his canals bring water for him, and may barley grow for him in the fields. May the orchards and gardens bring forth syrup and wine for him, and may the marshes deliver fish and fowl for him in abundance. May the cattle-pens and sheepfolds teem with animals, and may rain from the heavens, whose waters are sporadic, be regular for him. May the palace be filled with long life. O Rm-, you are my king!
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cu-luh noun ritual cleansing
kug adj shining
túm verb to be suitable
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
icib noun type of priest
an noun An
sízkúr noun prayer
sikil verb to be pure
túm verb to be suitable
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cag4 noun heart
kug adj shining
pàd verb to find
nam-en noun high (priestly) office
kalam noun the Land
íl verb to raise
nam-sipad noun shepherd's craft
saj noun head
gíg verb to be black
jar verb to place
écgírí noun staff
kalam noun the Land
gen6 verb to be firm
cu noun hand
si verb to fill
cibir noun shepherd's crook
ùj noun people
zí-jál noun living creature
de6 verb to carry
zag noun side
verb to hang
gub verb to stand
cu noun hand
sikil verb to be pure
ak verb to do
níj-nám pronoun anything
dùg verb to be good
ga noun milk
ézíná noun Ezina
ir noun (fragrant) exudation
dùg verb to be good
ma-dam noun abundant yield
kalam noun the Land
he-nun noun abundance
cág4-túm noun meadow
hé-jál noun plenty
silig verb to cease
kurun noun type of beer
jectin noun grape (wine)
pa noun branch
è verb to go out or in
ulucin noun sweet emmer beer
ku7-ku7 verb to be sweet
á noun arm
sikil verb to be pure
cár verb to mix
kac noun beer
er9 verb to be mighty
ki noun place
sikil verb to be pure
jectin noun grape (wine)
tab verb to be parallel
a noun water
naj verb to drink
nam-en noun high (priestly) office
kac noun beer
tab verb to be parallel
kac noun beer
mah verb to be majestic
cu noun hand
kug adj shining
túm verb to be suitable
làl noun syrup
babbar adj white
mu noun name
pàd verb to find
hur-saj noun mountain (range)
è verb to go out or in
ì noun fatty substance
áb noun cow
kug adj shining
ì-nùn noun clarified butter
me-te noun (fitting) attribute
nam-nun noun princeliness
ì-jìc noun oil
barag verb to press
ì noun fatty substance
li adj fine
saj noun head
sig9 verb to put
gárá noun cream
sig7 verb to be green
me-te noun (fitting) attribute
tùr noun animal stall
únú noun (dining) hall
kug adj shining
nam-dijir noun divinity
cul noun young man
jic noun tree
tuku verb to have
lugal noun king
ki noun place
áj verb to measure
sipad noun shepherd
zid adj right
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
nàm-tìl noun life
de6 verb to carry
gen6 verb to be firm
KI.LUGAL.GUB noun royal station
kug adj shining
cita noun supplication
du7 verb to be perfect
sízkúr noun prayer
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
verb to pour
ú noun plant
sikil verb to be pure
ú noun plant
gu7 verb to eat
a noun water
sikil verb to be pure
a noun water
naj verb to drink
nesaj noun (first-fruit) offering
dug4 verb to say
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
cu noun hand
te verb to approach
a-ra-zu noun supplication
ce verb to agree
za pronoun you (sg.)
nir noun authority
hé-jál noun plenty
sun5 verb to be humble
inim noun word
sag9 verb to be good
nàm-tìl noun life
dug4 verb to say
KI.EN.GUB noun lordly station
kug adj shining
KI.EN.GUB noun lordly station
mah verb to be majestic
zid adj right
de6 verb to carry
ki-gub noun location
silim verb to be healthy
jar verb to place
nam-lugal noun kingship
igi noun eye
dá-rí adj eternal
hé-jál noun plenty
saj-kal adj foremost
kalam noun the Land
en noun lord
nun noun prince
pàd verb to find
me verb to be
dug4 verb to say
an noun heaven
ki noun place
ság verb to scatter
dug4 verb to say
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ùj noun people
cár verb to be numerous
ka noun mouth
me verb to be
ka noun mouth
ba verb to allot
dijir noun deity
ama noun mother
dijir noun deity
jizzal noun hearing
ak verb to do
dug4 verb to say
tuc verb to sit
nàm-tìl noun life
cu noun hand
gi4 verb to return
de6 verb to carry
nám-lú-úlú3nàm-lù2-ùlù noun humanity
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
ak verb to do
ud noun day(light)
ú-á noun provisioner
zid adj right
me verb to be
me-lem4 noun (awesome) radiance
gùrù verb to bear
im noun rain(storm)
dugud verb to be heavy
lugal noun king
noun neck
verb to erect
dul verb to cover (together)
níj-nám pronoun anything
sag9 verb to be good
mác-dá-rí-á noun goat-offering
kur9 verb to enter
sipad noun shepherd
zid adj right
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
za pronoun you (sg.)
dijir noun deity
igi noun eye
jál verb to be (located)
nàm-tìl noun life
ki noun place
áj verb to measure
JICGIC
JARGAR
jar verb to place
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
rig7 verb to bestow
ud noun day(light)
verb to grow
cu noun hand
verb to grow
èd verb to go down or up
jic noun tree
tuku verb to have
inim noun word
sag9 verb to be good
zi noun life (breath)
tìl verb to live
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nir noun authority
hé-jál noun plenty
zag noun side
verb to equal
tuku verb to have
giri17 noun nose
cu noun hand
jál verb to be (located)
ud noun day(light)
sud verb to be distant
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nàm-tìl noun life
nam-lugal noun kingship
á noun arm
JAGA
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inim noun word
ANAN
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gi16-sa noun (everlasting) treasure
me verb to be
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NINI
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
ak verb to do
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UDUD
cu noun hand
gi4 verb to return
ur-mah noun lion
nam-en noun high (priestly) office
ri verb to direct
ù-gùl noun prayer
jar verb to place
bar noun outside
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zalag verb to be shining
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nàm-tìl noun life
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cúm verb to give
inim noun word
kug adj shining
nàm-tìl noun life
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de6 verb to carry
cu noun hand
íl verb to raise
ce verb to agree
nam noun destiny
dùg verb to be good
tar verb to cut
nàm-tìl noun life
su noun flesh
ma-da noun land
dug4 verb to say
ub noun corner
4 numeral 4
jìrì noun foot
gam verb to bow down
e-ne pronoun he, she
barag noun dais
me verb to be
ma-da noun land
ú-sál noun meadow
verb to lie down
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cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
ud noun day(light)
zal verb to pass
é-gál noun palace
lugal noun king
ce verb to agree
za pronoun you (sg.)
jál verb to be (located)
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
en noun lord
ác-ím-bábbár noun Acimbabbar
mu noun name
sa4 verb to call
ud noun day(light)
bal noun term (in office)
sud verb to be distant
zi noun life (breath)
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aga noun crown
zid adj right
mah verb to be majestic
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nàm-tìl noun life
mé-téc noun praise
i verb to bring out
gu-za noun chair
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ma-da noun land
gen6 verb to be firm
ur5 noun liver
sag9 verb to be good
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
cag4 noun heart
si verb to fill
igi noun eye
nam noun destiny
silim verb to be healthy
me verb to be
ù-lùh noun sceptre
níj-sí-sá noun justice
cu noun hand
si verb to fill
ùj noun people
cár verb to be numerous
verb to equal
dadag verb to be bright
saj noun head
ús verb to be adjacent
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za pronoun you (sg.)
mu noun year
taka4 verb to leave behind
itid noun moon(light)
giri17-zal noun joy
asila noun rejoicing
níj-bá noun gift
ba verb to allot
mu noun year
cár verb to be numerous
mul-an noun heavenly star
zà-gìn noun lapis lazuli
cid verb to count
til verb to complete
saj noun head
rig7 verb to bestow
nam-lugal noun kingship
bal noun term (in office)
cag4 noun heart
húl verb to be happy
dú-rí noun eternity
ak verb to do
lugal noun king
ú-á noun provisioner
zid adj right
tìl verb to live
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
ú-á noun provisioner
zid adj right
tìl verb to live
nam-lugal noun kingship
su noun flesh
dùg verb to be good
ud noun day(light)
nàm-tìl noun life
sud verb to be distant
ma-da noun land
ki noun place
gi4 verb to return
nam-lugal noun kingship
cúm verb to give
cag4 noun heart
ma-da noun land
dùg verb to be good
jìrì noun foot
ma-da noun land
noun voice
kalam noun the Land
téc noun unity
sig10 verb to place
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
sipad noun shepherd
cag4 noun heart
ce verb to agree
tìl verb to live
íd noun watercourse
a noun water
de6 verb to carry
a-cag4 noun field
ce noun barley
verb to grow
pú-kírí6 noun orchard
làl noun syrup
jectin noun grape (wine)
de6 verb to carry
ambar noun marsh
ku6 noun fish
mucen noun bird
dug4 verb to say
jar verb to place
tùr noun animal stall
amac noun sheepfold
lu verb to be abundant
cèj noun rain
an noun heaven
a noun water
bad verb to open
gen6 verb to be firm
é-gál noun palace
zi noun life (breath)
sú3-úd-jálsù-ùd-jàl2 adj long-lasting
si verb to fill
ri-im-suen noun Rm-Sn
lugal noun king