nīru  [GIŠ.ŠUDUN : , GIŠ.ŠUDUN4 : , GIŠ.GIŠ : , AL.TI : , AL.TE : ]  (n.)

[Country → Agriculture]

1) a yoke (for animals) , crossbeam ; ša muḫḫi nīri : a yoke-finial (an ornament for a yoke) ; 2) a (political) yoke / a rule / a domination ; 3) a (door) lintel ; 4) : (part of a liver, lung) ; 5) Arcturus (and part of Boötes) / "the yoke-star" : [MUL.MU.BU.(KÉŠ.DA) : ]

See also : abšānu, ṣamādu