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Proverbs: collection 26 -- a composite transliteration
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26 - X mu-ni-DU
27 - é-gal ní-bi-cè gam-e-dam
28 - an-ku4-ku4 X X (X)
29 - íb-ta-è nu-silig-ge-dam
30 - ác á zìg-ga bal-e di X X dumu-nitah é ad-da-na-ta sar-ra níj-gig (d)nin-urta-ke4
31 - uc7 dug4-ga sahar nu-gi-a eme ak an-bar7 an-dùl nu-jál-la níj-gig (d)utu-ke4
32 - cu gi4-gi4 níj-gig (d)nin-urta-ke4
33 - nu-dug4-ga níj-gig (d)nin-urta-ke4
34 - níj zu a-na-àm ga-ra-ad-da-bé níj nu-zu a-na-àm lú-ki-inim ba-ab-è níj-gig (d)utu-ke4
35 - ki-ta kúr níj-gig (d)nin-urta-ke4
36 - dirig-ga ru-ru-gú níj káb di-dam níj-gig (d)suen-na-ke4
37 - níj-gen6-na ba-ab-dirig (d)utu kar gen6-na mu-un-na-ci-kíj-kíj
38 - tèj-jé6 nam-sag9-ga in-tu-ud
39 - ér nam-tag al-du8-àm
40 - sizkur nam-tìl ba-ab-tah-e
41 - ác dug4-ga-ju10 ác nu-mu-un-gi
42 - ác-e gi-a-ju10 ác mu-un-gi
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1 - X
2 - nin li
3 - á-si udu ha-ba-cúm
4 - jic sipad
5 - ki saj-ki nu-jál-la nu-díb
6 - cag4 jidru-kam ì hé-en-dé na-me nu-zu
7 - cúm-ma-ab lugal-la-kam
8 - cúm-ma-ab lugal-la-kam
9 - gu5-li
10 - du14
11 - X
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1 - X
2 - kug kalag-ga ka kalag-ga sám
3 - níj sám-ma níj sag9-ga
4 - gúg du8 cag4 níj-silaj-já in-nu-ù
5 - ninda (MIN) MAC-ta-àm du8-dè cag4-ju10 ba-ab-tútúm-CE-túm-àm
6 - cu-rin-na-ta cu-ju10 nu-ub-ta-è
7 - kal-la-ju10 la-ba-an-na-kal-e
8 - á dúb-ju10-ta mucen ku-dun mu-un-dug4
9 - kal-la-ju10 la-ba-an-na-kal-e
10 - KI CE KAL cu-na bí-in-dab5
11 - e-ne-cè sahar cu-ju10 bí-in-si
12 - kac nu-zu-gin7 dar-dar-ra-àm
13 - u18-lu igi-já sahar-ra bí-in-sig9
14 - a-na-àm ejer-ra-já
15 - nam-tar-ju10 ga-àm-dug4 in-na-àm
16 - pa ga-ab-è su-lum mar-àm
17 - in-na in-bi-im
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1 - X NA TAB DU X
2 - túg nam-ba-ca-ra-ge-en
3 - ab-ba i-de5-de5-ga ba-
4 - ú de5-de5-ga kalag-ga-cè
5 - sig9-ga bar-rim4-ma ba-e-tuc
6 - en-te-en-na-ka a-cag4 nu-ur11-ru
7 - ud buru14-a-ka cu-ni ga-ríg an-dù-dù-e
8 - gud uc-ca numun nu-já-já
9 - buru14-ta gù-e lag nu-búr1-re
10 - gud súr1-ra ab-sín-bi ab-sag9-sag9
11 - ga-zi-in-bu lugal-ju10 ur-saj mu-bi-im
12 - ga-zi-in-bu su lá-a nú-nú
13 - gud ra-ah lag-bi nu-búr1-re
14 - gud sig9-ga sahar-ra igi-bi zíd ak-a
15 - númún-bi èn-bar súmún-bi níj izi sàg-ge níj an-ta éd-dè
16 - íd níj jál-la hé-gíd-i
17 - engar-e a-cag4 na-ab-dajal-la
18 - dijir lú-u18-lu cag4-gal-la-ni nam-ba-ab-tah-e
19 - ji6 50-àm ud 50-àm ud lul 55-àm
20 - a-da tuc kur-cag4-ga igi du8
21 - ní-bi-cè igi nu-du8
22 - X X
26 - ...
27 - The palace bows down, but only of its own accord.
28-29 - Income . Expenditures never cease.
30 - Violent cursing and chasing away a son from his father's house are abominations to Ninurta.
31 - To spit without covering it up with dust and to use the tongue at midday without protection are abominations to Utu.
32 - To take revenge is an abomination to Ninurta.
33 - Refusing to talk is an abomination to Ninurta.
34 - When a man comes forward as a witness, saying: 'Let me tell you what I know,' but does not know the relevant information, it is an abomination to Utu.
35 - To remove something from its proper place is an abomination to Ninurta.
36 - When a man sailing downstream encounters a man whose boat is travelling upstream, to demand an inspection is an abomination to Suen.
37 - When a trustworthy boat sets sail, Utu seeks out a trustworthy harbour for it.
38-40 - Fear of god creates good fortune. Lamentation absolves sin. Offerings extend life.
41-42 - I did not answer the curse uttered against me with a curse of my own. My answering a curse would be answered with another curse. ...
1 - ...
2 - ...
3-5 - Let the sheep be given the whip and let the shepherd . Where there is no toughness, no man can go about his business.
6 - If oil is poured inside the shaft of a sceptre, no one would know.
7 - 'Give me!' is what the king says. .
8 - 'Give me!' is what the king says. .
9 - friend .
10-11 - ... ...
1 - ...
2 - He who pays with high-valued silver negotiates a favourable position.
3 - Something bought something good .
4 - There is no baked cake in the middle of the dough.
5-6 - My heart urged me to bake two loaves out of a half. My hands were unable to take them out of the oven.
7-8 - I am not dear to the man I hold dear. He has profited at my expense while I was flapping my arms like a bird.
9-11 - I am not dear to the man I hold dear. He took into his own hands. Because of him, my hands were filled with dust.
12 - He is fearful, like a man unacquainted with beer.
13-14 - The south wind has filled my eyes with dust; why (?) does it kiss me backwards (?)?
15-16 - 'Let me tell you about my fate': it will be abuse. 'Let me reveal it to you': it will be an insult.
17 - It is an insult resulting from an insult. ...
1-2 - ... do not let a garment dry out.
3 - ...
4-5 - To collect firewood is a job for the strong man. The weak man sits waiting for him on dry land.
6-7 - He didn't plough the field in the cool season, and at harvest time he turned his attention to carding wool.
8-9 - Low-quality oxen do not plant seed. He who eats during the harvest is not removing clods.
10 - Furrows are pleasant to a threshing ox.
11 - A stake, my lord; 'hero' is its name.
12 - Salted meat lying on a stake.
13 - The bellowing ox does not remove the clods.
14 - The ox which has sunk into the ground -- in its own eyes it was still making flour.
15 - These rushes, these old reeds -- when set on fire, they come down from the sky.
16 - Let the river expand when there is something in it.
17-18 - A farmer should not widen the field. A god (?) should not increase for mankind his food demands.
19 - The nights are fifty, the days are fifty; but the days (?) of lies (?) are fifty-five.
20-22 - Those who live near the water look into the mountains. They don't look in their own direction. ... ...