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Letter from Culgi to Puzur-Culgi about waterways -- a composite transliteration
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1 - puzur4-(d)cul-gi cagina bàd igi-hur-saj-já ù-na-a-dug4
2 - (d)cul-gi lugal-zu na-ab-bé-a
3 - ki ud bàd gal igi-hur-saj-já mu-dù-a
4 - X X X X nu-éd-dè-ne
5 - gú-jìrì-ta idigna buranun-na -a buranun-na-bi-ta a nu-na8-na8-ne
6 - -la nú-dè
7 - luh-luh-e-dè
8 - -ni sig10-ge5-dè
10 - (ki)-ke4 bí-in-kúr-en
11 - X mu-e-gi4-a
12 - -cè a mu-da-an-áj
13 - bí-e-dù
14 - X-gi4-ec
15 - hé-éb-dab5
16 - X hé-en-dù
17 - X X X NU ma-gi4-gi4
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19 - zi-mu-dar-ra-ke4
20 - X hé-mu-e-ci-jen
21 - -X-en-na-a
22 - X-ra-ab-dab5
23 - -ra-ab-gi4-gi4
24 - -e ì-zu-zu
25 - -e-cub-bé-en
26 - X-ba ù-bí-dab5
27 - -en-zé-en
28 - a-ma-ru-kam
1-2 - Say to Puzur-, commander of the fortress Igi-hursaga: this is what Culgi, your lord, says:
3-5 - Where when I had built the great fortress Igi-hursaga, the not come out. The cannot drink water, because of a breach (?) in (?) the Tigris and Euphrates together with the Euphrates .
6-9 - In order that should lie down, in order that should be absolutely clean, in order that should be put (?) , ...
10-14 - I will make change . After sending you back , I (?) instructed you . I (?) have built there (?) . They returned (?) .
15-16 - May be taken up. May he rebuild .
17-22 - is sending to me . I will ask you (?) . of Zimudar shall indeed come to you . ... was taken (?).
23-28 - be sent. I (?) know very well . abandon you (?). Should take , you both . It is urgent!
puzur4-cul-gi noun Puzur-Culgi
cagina noun general
bàd noun wall
ígí-húr-sáj-já noun Igi-hursaga
dug4 verb to say
cul-gi noun Culgi
lugal noun king
dug4 verb to say
ki noun place
ud noun day(light)
bàd noun wall
gal verb to be big
ígí-húr-sáj-já noun Igi-hursaga
verb to erect
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è verb to go out or in
gú-jírí3gù2-jìrì noun breach
idigna noun Tigris
buranuna noun Euphrates
buranuna noun Euphrates
a noun water
naj verb to drink
verb to lie down
luh verb to clean
sig10 verb to place
X noun unclear
kúr verb to be different
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gi4 verb to return
á noun arm
áj verb to measure
verb to erect
gi4 verb to return
dab5 verb to seize
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verb to erect
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gi4 verb to return
zi-mu-dar noun Zimudar
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jen verb to go
dab5 verb to seize
gi4 verb to return
zu verb to know
cub verb to fall
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dab5 verb to seize
a-ma-ru noun flood