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A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana J) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - X nin9 ki áj (d)dumu-zid-dè
2 - X GADAKID ki áj (d)dur7-tur8-e
3 - a X am zid-dè cag4-ga ri-a
4 - nin-ju10 nam-nin-e tud-da
5 - tùr-e ì gárá mu-un-da-ab-si
6 - amac-e ga mu-un-da-an-gíd-e
7 - an-edin-né (X) X-ju10 (d)jectin-an-na-me-en
8 - a ki-sikil X na-nam
9 - tur-tur-zu na-nam
10 - unug(ki)-ga -bi na-nam
11 - kul-aba4(ki) X-bi na-nam
12 - mu ud X X-me-en RU-RU-a-na X (X)
13 - ki-sikil-e bar cec-a-na-ka
14 - igi mu-un-na-hur giri17 mu-un-na-hur
15 - ki lú-da nu-u6-di hác-gal mu-un-na-hur
16 - éc-dam é-gal-la
17 - sukkal é-gal-la-ta è-a ki-sikil-e
18 - sukkal é-gal-la-ta è-a ki-sikil-ra mu-un-na-ab-gi4
19 - cec-zu nam-en-cè cu mu-un-já-já-a
20 - nam-en unug(ki)-ga níj X X-e
21 - me hal-hal-ne 10 icib-ne
22 - ki za-za-a-ne a-tu5-a-tu5-a-ne súsbú-be-e-ne
23 - itid-da èc gal-e itid du-dè
24 - cec-zu nam-en-cè cu mu-un-já-já-a
25 - ud-bi-a 7 hé-en-na-me-ec 7 hé-en-na-me-ec
26 - cìr dug4-dug4 unug(ki)-ga 7-me-ec
27 - zabalam(ki) ad ca4-ca4 50-me-ec
28 - e-ne-ne an-na mul zu-me-ec ki har-ra-an zu-me-ec
29 - an-na dajal-ba nesaj íl-la-me-ec
30 - e-ne-ne cìr im-zi-zi-ne cìr im-já-já-ne
31 - cìr-e saj-bi nu-mu-un-ne-pàd-ne
32 - ad-da ki-gub-ba nu-mu-un-já-já-me-ec
33 - nin9 bàn-da murub4-bi-a tìl-la mu-un-na-dé-e
34 - gaba ba-da-ab-gu-la gaba ba-da-ab-tur-ra mu-un-na-dé-e
35 - me-e-dè cìr im-zi-zi-dè cìr im-já-já-zé-en
36 - murub4-bi-a nu-mu-un-tìl
37 - X X ér-cèm-ma-ka mu-un-tìl
38 - ér-cèm-ma-kam kug za-gìn-a-ka gù-dim-ma-ka mu-un-tìl
1-12 - ' beloved sister of Dumuzid, beloved of Durtur, seed implanted into the womb by a good bull, my lady, born to ladyship! With her aid the cattle-pen was filled with butter and cream, with her aid the sheepfold was long provided with milk. On the high plain, my , you are Gectin-ana. O girl, indeed! Your little ones indeed! Unug indeed! Kulaba indeed! you are .'
13-17 - Because of her brother, the girl lacerated her eyes and lacerated her mouth; she lacerated her buttocks, the place not spoken of to men. She made her way towards the tavern of the palace. The girl questioned a minister who was coming out of the palace.
18-24 - The minister who was coming out of the palace answered the girl: 'Those endowed with divine powers, 10 incantation priests, prostration priests, bathed priests and ablution priests will never cease coming every month, once a month, to the great shrine, for (?) your brother, who has taken possession of the priesthood, the priesthood of Unug , for (?) your brother, who has taken possession of the priesthood.'
25-32 - At that time there were seven, there were seven, the song performers of Unug were seven; in Zabalam the lament singers were fifty. They knew the stars of the heavens, and they knew the roads of the earth. In the broad heavens, they carried the first-fruit offerings. They raised songs, and they lowered songs; they did not declare the beginning of the song to them. They were elders not yet assigned to their positions.
33-38 - The little sister dwelling among them spoke to them ... 'While we raise the song, you will lower the song.' she did not dwell among them . She dwelt in the of the (?). She dwelt the (?), of precious metal and lapis lazuli, of the goldsmith.
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nin9 noun sister
ki noun place
áj verb to measure
dumu-zid noun Dumuzid
XX
GADAKIDGADAKID
ki noun place
áj verb to measure
dur7-tur noun Durtur
a noun water
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am noun wild bull
zid adj right
cag4 noun heart
ri verb to direct
nin noun lady
nam-nin noun ladyship
tud verb to give birth
tùr noun animal stall
ì noun fatty substance
gárá noun cream
si verb to fill
amac noun sheepfold
ga noun milk
gíd verb to be long
an-edin noun high plain
XbrXbr
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jectin-an-na noun Gectin-ana
a interj soothing expression
ki-sikil noun young woman
XX
me verb to be
tur verb to be small
me verb to be
unug noun Unug
me verb to be
kul-aba noun Kulaba
XX
me verb to be
mu noun name
ud noun day(light)
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XX
RURU
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XbrXbr
ki-sikil noun young woman
bar noun outside
cec noun brother
igi noun eye
hur verb to scratch
giri17 noun nose
hur verb to scratch
ki noun place
noun person
dug4 verb to say
hác-gál noun upper thigh
hur verb to scratch
éc-dám noun tavern
é-gál noun palace
sukkal noun minister
noun person
é-gál noun palace
è verb to go out or in
ki-sikil noun young woman
sukkal noun minister
noun person
é-gál noun palace
è verb to go out or in
ki-sikil noun young woman
gi4 verb to return
cec noun brother
nam-en noun high (priestly) office
cu noun hand
jar verb to place
nam-en noun high (priestly) office
unug noun Unug
níj noun thing
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XX
me noun essence
hal verb to divide out
10 numeral 10
icib noun type of priest
ki noun place
za verb to bow down
a-tu5-a-tu5 noun type of priest
susbu noun type of priest
itid noun moon(light)
èc noun shrine
gal verb to be big
itid noun moon(light)
jen verb to go
cec noun brother
nam-en noun high (priestly) office
cu noun hand
jar verb to place
ud noun day(light)
7 numeral 7
me verb to be
7 numeral 7
me verb to be
cìr noun song
dug4 verb to say
unug noun Unug
7 numeral 7
zabalam noun Zabalam
ad noun voice
ca4 verb verb part of multiword verb
50 numeral 50
e-ne-ne pronoun they
an noun heaven
mul noun star
zu verb to know
ki noun place
har-ra-an noun route
zu verb to know
an noun heaven
dajal verb to be wide
nesaj noun (first-fruit) offering
íl verb to raise
e-ne-ne pronoun they
cìr noun song
zìg verb to rise
cìr noun song
jar verb to place
cìr noun song
saj noun head
pàd verb to find
ad-da noun father
ki-gub noun location
jar verb to place
nin9 noun sister
bàn-dà adj junior
murub4 noun middle
tìl verb to live
noun voice
verb to pour
gaba noun chest
gal verb to be big
gaba noun chest
tur verb to be small
noun voice
verb to pour
mè-èn-dè-èn pronoun we
cìr noun song
zìg verb to rise
cìr noun song
jar verb to place
murub4 noun middle
tìl verb to live
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ér-cém3èr2-cèm noun type of song
tìl verb to live
ér-cém3èr2-cèm noun type of song
kug noun precious metal
zà-gìn noun lapis lazuli
kúg-dím noun metalsmith
tìl verb to live