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ḏd-mdw

EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

ḏd (to say) +‎ mdw (speech, words)

NounEdit

D&d md Z1
Z2ss

 m

  1. a recitation; a title introducing the main bulk of a religious text, after any prologues.
    • The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Cairo Museum 34010[2]
      S43 D i S3 i mn
      n
      ra Z1
      nb
      W11 W11 W11
      N17
      N17
      N21
      N21
      ḏd-mdw in jmn-rˤ nb nswt t3wy
      A recitation by Amun-Ra, Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands.

Usage notesEdit

Variant hieroglyphic writings:

md D
ḏd-mdw[1]

1. This abbreviated form is much preferred over the full spelling.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction, ISBN 0-521-44384-9
  2. ^ Middle Egyptian Grammar: The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Dr. Gabor Toth, Rutgers University