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Letter from the scribe Nanna-mancum to the goddess Ninisina -- a composite transliteration
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1 - (d)nin-ì-si-in-na dumu-saj an kug-ga saj íl nin-e-ne
2 - X X X-a gal en (d)nu-nam-nir-ra me é-kur-ra cu du7
3 - X X X X gi4 ama gal (d)nin-líl-lá inim cag4-ga-na níj di
4 - dam (X) ur-saj gal en (d)pa-bil-saj-já cul gaba-ri nu-tuku
5 - simx(GIG)-simx(GIG)-ma ki ku10-ku10-ga-ba cag4-bi nu-zu
6 - kug (d)nin-ì-si-in-na níj-lá sed4-dè ki-bi-cè bí-íb-gi4-gi4
7 - ama kalam-ma a-zu gal saj gíg-ga cim-mú ùj lu-a
8 - nam-tar IR.RU.UC su lú-ka jál-la zìg-ga nu-ub-zu
9 - dijir nin é-gal-mah KAX-KAX-ga-ta lú-bi mu-un-silim-e
10 - X X X X tìl-le-dè DI X
11 - A X (X) zu jic tuku nin-ju10-ra ú-na-a-dug4
12 - (d)nanna-ma-an-cúm dub-sar dumu ìl-cu-mu-ba-al-li-i
13 - árád-zu na-ab-bé-a
14 - ud AN X á mu-un-ta-è KAX-já bí-ib-jar
15 - cu-i X gu-za-lá dijir-re-e-ne-ke4 mu-un-cúm-en
16 - 9-kam-ma KA.TAR za-ha-da saj-já ì-ni-in-jar
17 - X (X) nibru(ki) síísín-na(ki) mu-jar-re-ec
18 - X-ma-tèj-jé6-e-ec nam-tìl-ju10 KA-KA-ne-ne la-ba-an-cúm-mu-uc
19 - níj-lá nu-kécé-da ba-e-cub-bu-uc ba-e-dím-ec
20 - túm1(múšén) niga mi-ni-in-DU X-ju10-cè ba-an-TI-TI
1-11 - Speak to Ninisina, first-born child of holy An, eminent among ladies, of Lord Nunamnir; who perfects the divine powers of E-kur, of the great mother Ninlil, with notions in her heart which are expressed (?); wife of the great hero, Lord Pabilsag, youth who has no rival; holy Ninisina, you reapply (?) a dressing to soothe the dark place of sores which no one can understand; mother of the Land, great physician of the black-headed, incantation priestess of the widespread people -- from the demon and which are settled in a man's body and which no one knows how to expel, divine lady of the Egal-mah, with the help of you will make that person well again. to keep a person alive , who knows and listens, to my lady:
12-13 - This is what -mancum, the scribe, son of Ilcu-muballi, your servant, says:
14-20 - When (?) took care (?), she placed on my (?) . The barber , the throne-bearer of the gods has given me . Nine times she (?) has placed on my head and battle-axe. gathered in Nibru and Isin. They approached me but did not give their for my life. They have applied and created a dressing which does not hold. She (?) made a fattened (?) dove come (?), for my .
nín-ísín-ná noun Ninisina
dumu-saj noun first-born (child)
an noun An
kug adj shining
saj noun head
íl verb to raise
nin noun lady
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gal verb to be big
en noun lord
nu-nam-nir noun Nunamnir
me noun essence
é-kúr noun E-kur
cu noun hand
du7 verb to be perfect
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gi4 verb to return
ama noun mother
gal verb to be big
nín-líl noun Ninlil
inim noun word
cag4 noun heart
níj noun thing
dug4 verb to say
dam noun spouse
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ur-saj noun hero
gal verb to be big
en noun lord
pá-bíl-sáj noun Pabilsag
cul noun young man
gaba-ri noun equal
tuku verb to have
simx-ma noun sore
ki noun place
ku10-ku10 verb to be dark
cag4 noun heart
noun person
zu verb to know
kug adj shining
nín-ísín-ná noun Ninisina
níj-lá noun binding
sed4 verb to be cold
ki noun place
gi4 verb to return
ama noun mother
kalam noun the Land
a-zu noun healer
gal verb to be big
saj noun head
gíg verb to be black
cím-mú noun type of priest
ùj noun people
lu verb to be abundant
nam-tar noun destiny
IR.RU.UC noun meaning unknown
su noun flesh
noun person
jál verb to be (located)
zìg verb to rise
zu verb to know
dijir noun deity
nin noun lady
é-gál-máh noun Egal-mah
KAXKAX
noun person
silim verb to be healthy
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noun person
tìl verb to live
DIDI
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AA
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zu verb to know
jic noun tree
tuku verb to have
nin noun lady
dug4 verb to say
nánná-má-án-cúm noun Nanna-mancum
dub-sar noun scribe
dumu noun child
ìl-cù-mù-bà-àl-lì-ì noun Ilcu-muballi
arad noun slave
dug4 verb to say
ud noun day(light)
ANAN
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á noun arm
è verb to go out or in
KAXKAX
jar verb to place
cu-i noun barber
noun person
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gú-zá-lá noun throne bearer
dijir noun deity
cúm verb to give
9-kam-ma numeral 9th
KA.TAR noun meaning unknown
za-ha-da noun type of axe
saj noun head
jar verb to place
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nibru noun Nibru
ísín noun Isin
noun neck
jar verb to place
te verb to approach
nàm-tìl noun life
KAKA
cúm verb to give
níj-lá noun binding
kécé verb to bind
cub verb to fall
dím verb to create
túm1 noun pigeon
niga adj fattened
DU verb DU
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TI verb TI