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A balbale to Nanna (Nanna D) -- a composite transliteration
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1 - lu-lu-a-bi ki dar-re-dam
2 - X-a (d)nanna lu-lu-a-bi ú-cim ki dar-re-dam
3 - X-bi za-gìn dur5-ru-àm
4 - X-bi (d)nanna è-a-àm
5 - áb-cilam amar-bi-da an-da-lu cuba suh-a-àm
6 - X X X X im-mi-dù téc-bi um-me-X bí-íb-jál
7 - X X X X-bi-a X mu-un-suh-suh-e
8 - áb-e ki áj-já-àm tùr-ra mu-un-lah5
9 - X X áb-e ki áj-já-àm áb-e mu-un-ni10-ni10
10 - ú áb gal-a-ni mu-na-an-DU ì-bi
11 - X X ì dùg-ga càkìr tur 7-e
12 - (X) X X ì-bi ì kug-ga-àm ga-bi ga kug-ga-àm
13 - X X tùr kug-ta kug-já DU-a
14 - sikil-la munus-e nu-gu7-e
15 - X tùr-ra tuc-a-na tùr-re a-ár im-si
16 - -e tùr-ra tuc-a-na tùr me-te-ac bí-ib-jál
17 - tùr giri17-zal-àm (d)nanna lugal-la-àm
18 - X (d)suen-na-ka-àm (d)nanna lugal-la-àm
19 - lugal úrím(kí)-ma zid iri in-ga-àm-me
20 - -bi-ta ku6 mucen sug4-ga-àm
21 - -bi-ta ku6 mucen sug4-ga-àm
22 - -bi ku6-àm dirig-bi mucen-àm
23 - -bi ku6-àm dirig-bi mucen-àm
24 - suhur-e
25 - mu-un-dù amar-e ha-ma-gu7-e
26 - mu-un-dù áb-e ha-ma-gu7-e
27 - X X X mu-un-gu7-e
28 - X mu-un-na8-na8
29 - X X RI
30 - jál
31 - X na-nam
32 - X X X tur-e
33 - mu-DU
34 - X X X
35 - X ki-cè jé6-e
36 - tùr X-e hu-X-
37 - -ra nibru(ki)-a nam hu-
38 - úrím(kí)-cè X
40 - X X X-a ki X E X X
1-7 - They are as numerous, as numerous as the grasses which break through the earth. Nanna, in the they are as numerous as the grasses which break through the earth. Their are translucent lapis lazuli. Their are the colour of the rising moon. The cows with their calves are numerous and are precious stone. built and together. In their he chooses .
8-12 - He who loves the cows herds them into the pen. who loves the cows rounds up the cows. He has his great cows for her, and their butter . Seven small churns resound with and sweet butter for her. their butter is holy butter, their milk is holy milk.
13-18 - from the holy pen in my holy pen , the woman does not drink. in the holy , the woman does not eat. When he sits in the pen, he fills the pen with praise. When he sits in the pen, he is an ornament of the pen. the temple, the cattle-pen is a glory -- Nanna is the master. The is Suen's -- Nanna is the master.
19-24 - truly cares for , the king of Urim (?). In its fish and birds are abundant. In its fish and birds are abundant. The fish and the birds skim (?). The fish and the birds skim (?). He has planted , and the carp grow fat.
25-40 - He has planted so that the calves may feed for me. He has planted so that the cows may feed for me. eats. drinks. ...
lu verb to be abundant
ki noun place
dar verb to split
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nanna noun Nanna
lu verb to be abundant
ú-cím noun greenery
ki noun place
dar verb to split
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zà-gìn noun lapis lazuli
duru5 verb to be wet
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nanna noun Nanna
è verb to go out or in
áb-cílám noun mother cow
amar noun calf
lu verb to be abundant
cuba noun agate?
suh verb to choose
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verb to erect
téc noun unity
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jál verb to be (located)
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suh verb to choose
noun person
áb noun cow
ki noun place
áj verb to measure
tùr noun animal stall
de6 verb to carry
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noun person
áb noun cow
ki noun place
áj verb to measure
áb noun cow
níjín verb to go around
ú noun plant
áb noun cow
gal verb to be big
DU verb DU
ì noun fatty substance
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ì noun fatty substance
dùg verb to be good
càkìr noun churn
tur verb to be small
7 numeral 7
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ì noun fatty substance
ì noun fatty substance
kug adj shining
ga noun milk
ga noun milk
kug adj shining
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tùr noun animal stall
kug adj shining
kug adj shining
DU verb DU
sikil verb to be pure
munus noun woman
gu7 verb to eat
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tùr noun animal stall
tuc verb to sit
tùr noun animal stall
ár noun praise
si verb to fill
tùr noun animal stall
tuc verb to sit
tùr noun animal stall
me-te noun (fitting) attribute
jál verb to be (located)
tùr noun animal stall
giri17-zal noun joy
nanna noun Nanna
lugal noun king
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suen noun Suen
nanna noun Nanna
lugal noun king
lugal noun king
úrím noun Urim
noun (loving) care
zid adj right
ár noun praise
dug4 verb to say
ku6 noun fish
mucen noun bird
sug4 verb to be full
ku6 noun fish
mucen noun bird
sug4 verb to be full
ku6 noun fish
dirig verb to be superior
mucen noun bird
ku6 noun fish
dirig verb to be superior
mucen noun bird
suhur noun type of carp
verb to erect
amar noun calf
gu7 verb to eat
verb to erect
áb noun cow
gu7 verb to eat
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gu7 verb to eat
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naj verb to drink
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jál verb to be (located)
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me verb to be
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tur verb to be small
noun person
DU verb DU
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ki noun place
jé6 pronoun I
tùr noun animal stall
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noun person
nibru noun Nibru
nam noun destiny
úrím noun Urim
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ki noun place
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