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Proverbs: collection 8 -- a composite transliteration
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1 - cáh é-a ba-al-ba-al
2 - cáh lú-cáh-cum-ma mi-ni-ib-cum-e
3 - ì-ra-ra kaskal níndá-zu
4 - ù pa-bil-ga-zu ì-re7-ec-àm
5 - ù za-e al-du-un-na-ni ì-ra-ra-e-ce
6 - cáh-gin7 jírí-zu X HA X ba-ab-X
7 - cáh-gin7 cu ab-kar-kar-re
8 - i-gi4-in-zu ní-te-a-ni lugal-a-ni-cè-àm-e-ce
9 - cáh lu-hu-um-ma sù-àm
10 - cáh ninda pax(PAD)-rá mu-un-íl
11 - X X X
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1 - X gún-ni X (X) X X
2 - nu-ub-dirig cag4 bí-zalag-e-ce
3 - mégídá ì-dúr-ru-ne
4 - ir-da mu-un-kal-la-ge-ne
5 - mégídá-gin7 hi-li nu-mu-ni-in-ak
6 - ji6 MAC-a-ka ce
7 - mác-gin7 sun4 lá-a
8 - ud5-dè saj rig7 mác gal-la-ka
9 - ud5-dè ud5-X na-ab-bé-a
10 - ù jé6-e saj mu-ni-ib-ra-ra
11 - ud5-dè nu-jen-na é-ri-a an-zu
12 - ud5-dè ur-bar-ra-bé-ne bí-in-ús-ús
13 - ì-bal jìrì-bi jìrì bí-in-ra
14 - dìm-cáh-gin7 bìd-da ka-ga14-na al-sàg
15 - lu-lim bar dag-ga
16 - mac-dà igi nu-lá ur igi nu-jál-la cu zìg-zìg-ga igi nu-du8
17 - mac-dà-gin7 a ud 15-kam ì-naj-naj
18 - az-e dajal tag-ga-ab hur-saj-já mu-un-jen
19 - az-e itid 6-kam-ma
20 - an ù-sá na-an-cúm-mu-un
21 - já-a-gin7-nam hé-ug7-e-ce
22 - kir4-gin7 en-na mi-ni-háb-ba nu-gu7-e-en
23 - umbin su-a ì-udu-cè ba-an-kur9
24 - su-a-gin7 kuc dù-ù-bi eme-àm
25 - su-a ki-in-dar-ra mi-ni-pàd-dè
26 - ka5-a úr am-si-ka jìrì-bi mu-un-gub
27 - ab-si ab-dirig-e-ce
28 - ka5-a (d)en-líl-le si-am-e
29 - si-am-e ba-ni-in-lá im cej14 mu-na-an-zi-zi
30 - habrud-da-ni nu-mu-da-an-ku4-ku4
31 - ji6 MAC-bi-cè mir mir
32 - muru9 im-cèj-jé6
33 - ugu-ba in-til-la-ta hé-em-ta-hád
34 - járzá lugal-a-ni-ir ga-ba-ni-ib-gur-e-ce
35 - ka5-a cir am-e al-ús-ús
36 - i-gi4-in-zu en-na cag4-jar-ra-na ug5-ga-DIC-a
37 - ka5-a ég al-DU gu-du gam-ma-ju10
38 - na-me igi nu-mu-ni-in-GID-du8
39 - ka5-a súr1 al-du8-e súr1-a nu-tur-tur
40 - ù ka5-a nu-mu-un-kúc-ù
41 - ka5-a gíd ama-na-cè jéctúg-ga-ni in-gub-ma
42 - E X-ju10 al-guz-guz-e-ce
43 - ka5-a mác-bi mu-cub
44 - mác-tab-ba-ni mu-ni-in-i-i
45 - ka5-a kun-bi dugud-dam X X ùr lá-a
46 - ka5-a si-jar-bi jic-DA-àm
47 - ka5-a ud5-dè-éc an-na-ab-bé
48 - e-sír-ju10 é-zu-a ga-mu-ni-íb-jar
49 - du-ù-da ur-gir15-ra-ka gag-ta ga-mu-ni-íb-lá
50 - tukum-bi ur-gir15-re é-zu-a ur5-ra-cè an-tìl
51 - e-sír-ju10 DU-ù
52 - ji6 na-an-sá-e-en-e-ce
53 - ka5-a dúr kici17-cè in-kur9-ma
54 - já-nu è-im-ta éd-dè nu-ub-zu
55 - gú-e-ta a-na-gin7-nam ì-kur9-re-en
56 - en-na-me-cè-àm na-an-sar-sar
57 - al-tuc-en-e-ce
58 - ka5-a
59 - e-ne dirig ne-e lul ab-dirig-e-ce
60 - ka5-a zìg-ga-gin7 za-pa-áj-zu a-gàr-re ab-gur-e-ce
61 - ka5-a a-na-àm al-ak-a
62 - ur-gir15-re a-na-àm mu-un-ci-ib-ak-dè
63 - ka5-a nam-lul-la jéctúg-ga-ni in-gub-ma
64 - ba-cub-bu-dè-en íd-da mi-ni-ib-túm-en-e-ce
65 - ka5-a ilar-e mu-un-ni10-ni10
66 - kac-dé-a ne-en dùg-ga a-ba-a ba-ab-cúm-mu-e-ce
67 - ka5-a lú-igi-zé-zé ù-bí-in-dab5
68 - ne-éc ér mu-e-ce8-ce8 cu ba-mu-u8-e-ce
69 - úr ka5-a-ka uzu al-du8-e
70 - ugu (d)nin-kilim-ma nu-um-me ba-ab-dug4
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1 - ce tuku-tuku X ù mu-un-ku-ku
2 - X MU gud NE-ba-an
3 - dar(mušen)-re im-dù-a ù-bí-in-dé
4 - hé-úc(múšén) cu-si nu-lá-e
5 - bí-za-za(mušen)-gù-balaj-já-kar-gir5-za-na(mušen)
6 - X ad ù-mu-ni-in-jar
7 - X X UN eme en-nu-
8 - X X X X (X) X
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1 - X X X
2 - X X (X) al-dug4-e
3 - X gaz ma-an-dug4-e-ce
4 - uga(mušen) sahar an-da-X
5 - ka5-a (X)
6 - me-àm i-íb-sù-e
7 - idigna buranun-na-cè i-ni-in-sù-e
8 - a-na-ac-àm
9 - a-zag-gùn(mùšèn)-gin7 igi-a aga X
10 - X DU.DU X
11 - X mu-e-dè-KU X X (X)
12 - -le-en-dè-en
13 - igi dar X X (X)
1 - jicnimbar lugal-e
2 - TAR NE-NE-me cu-gi
3 - jic-gin7 su-zu-cè a-ra-X X
4 - jic-e GA uc-bar-bi i-ni-in-X
5 - jé6-e ù za-e cec-me-en-dè-en
6 - a-na-ac-àm cag4 ba-ni-dar-re
7 - DU jé6-e a-na-a ga-ba-ak
8 - na4 dirig jé6-e al-kal-la-ge ugu-já ì-ra-ra-e-ce
9 - jic-e uc-bar-bi hé-eb-dar-re
10 - gu-za igi-du8-a kan4-na gub-gub
11 - bancur in-húl íd-da ì mu-sur
12 - bancur igi-zu-cè al-já-já
13 - ì-gu7 nu-gu7 X X-e mu-zu-e-ce
14 - ig erin-na-ke4 túg ki-sikil jar-ra LI-ta X
15 - bunij(SUG)-me jectin si-si-cè jectug bar-ta-àm
16 - ilar ní-zuh ugu udu kécé-da àm-cub
17 - ilar-e
18 - kun4 im-
1 - A pig digging in the house.
2-5 - A pig which was about to be slaughtered by the pig-butcher squealed. (The butcher said:) 'Your ancestors and forebears walked this road, and now you too are walking it, so why (?) are you squealing?'
6 - Like a pig your dagger .
7-8 - He snatches things like a pig, as if for himself, but also for his owner.
9 - Like a pig spattered with mud.
10 - The pig picks up morsels of bread.
11 - ... ...
1-2 - his burden it has not depressed you, it will cheer you up!
3-4 - Having lost the sow, they sit around and strengthen the pigsty.
5-6 - Like a sow was she not treated to luxury? Was she not accustomed to demanding barley in the middle of the night?
7 - Wearing a long beard like a goat.
8 - A goat is the gift of a large kid.
9-10 - A goat says to another goat: 'I too butt my head.'
11 - Although it has never been there, the goat knows the waste land.
12-13 - Some wolves were chasing a goat. It turned around and its feet clattered into each other.
14 - He gets his behind in his mouth, like a hippopotamus (?).
15 - A stag wandering in the outlying areas.
16 - A gazelle not alert, a dog not on the watch. A man raising his hand in anger does not see clearly.
17 - Like a gazelle he is drinking 15 days' worth of water.
18 - 'Get that bear away from us!' -- so he has gone to the mountains.
19-21 - A bear in the sixth month turned onto its side and said: 'Were An not to give you, oh sleep, to a person, as he does to me -- they would die.'
22 - Like a hyena, you will not eat it unless it stinks.
23 - The claws of a cat can walk even in sheep fat.
24 - As with a cat, it is its tongue that treats its skin.
25 - A cat can find a hole in the ground.
26-27 - A fox stamped on the crotch of an elephant: 'It's enough, it's too much!'
28-34 - A fox demanded of Enlil the horns of a wild bull. While it was wearing the wild bull's horns, it started to rain. But the horns rose high above him, so he could not enter his burrow. Until midnight the wind kept blowing, and the clouds brought rain. Afterwards, when it had stopped raining on him, and he had dried off, he said: 'I shall return this feature to its rightful owner!'
35-36 - A fox was pursuing the testicles of a wild bull, as though about to die of hunger.
37-38 - A fox was scrabbling in a dyke: 'Nobody has ever seen my bent-over behind.'
39-40 - A fox was preparing a threshing floor. It did not on the threshing floor, but he did not become exhausted.
41-42 - The fox thought about his mother's interference and said: 'My is collapsing.'
43-44 - The fox dropped her young. They came out as twins.
45 - The fox's tail is heavy: it carries a .
46 - The fox's door-bolt is a .
47-52 - A fox spoke to a goat: 'Let me put my shoes in your house!' It replied: 'When the dog arrives, I will hang them up on a peg!' The fox: 'If there's a dog staying like that in your house, bring me my shoes. Don't expect me to stay the night!'
53-57 - A fox went into a den in a thorny bush, and (the dog said:) 'Hey, come out!' But it would not come out. 'How am I supposed to get in from out here?' (exclaimed the dog). 'So long as you don't chase me away, I will stay sitting here!' said the fox.
58-59 - The fox . He is more full of lies than anyone.
60 - Like an aroused (?) fox, your cry echoes (?) over the fields.
61-62 - What will the dog do about what the fox is doing?
63-64 - The fox set his mind on some treachery: 'I am throwing it out. I am carrying it to the river.'
65-66 - A fox walked around a throw-stick: 'Who is going to give a party as good as that?'
67-68 - A fox had been caught by a partially-sighted (?) man: 'Is this why you are crying?' The fox replied: 'Set me free!'
69-70 - Someone cooking (?) meat at the den (?) of a fox said: 'One doesn't mention this in front of the mongoose.' ...
1-2 - The man who owns much barley may sleep (?). ...
3-4 - While the francolin calls out on the wall, the bird, not measuring two fingers, .
5-7 - When the bird twitters (?), tongue .
8 - ... ...
1-3 - ... speaking ; said .
4-8 - A raven had (?) a porous jar. A fox asked: 'Where do you sprinkle the water?' 'I sprinkle in the Tigris and the Euphrates,' it replied, 'Why do you ask?'
9-10 - Like an bird you wear a tiara over your eyes.
11-12 - ...
13 - ... ...
1-3 - A date-palm to its owner: 'Our are old (?) . Like a tree, they are to your relatives.'
4-8 - A tree to its relative: 'You and I are brothers. Why are you afraid?' 'Look, what am I to do? A stone stronger than me is being hurled at me,' it said.
9 - Let the tree split its relative.
10 - A chair always stands at the doorway as an audience gift.
11-13 - The table rejoiced. It pressed oil into the river: 'The table is set before you!' Whether it ate it or not, .
14 - The cedar door the garment .
15 - On our trough full of grapes the ears are hanging outside.
16 - The thief hurls a throw-stick toward a bound sheep.
17 - A throw-stick .
18 - A ladder .