EgyptianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

i mn
n
A4
  1. hidden, secret
  2. (by extension) rare, precious
InflectionEdit
Masculine Feminine
Singular jmn jmnt
Plural jmnw jmnt
Derived termsEdit
  • jmn ˤ: priestess of Bast
  • jmnt: secret (noun)
  • jmnt: hiding place
  • jmnyt: the daily offerings to the gods
  • jmnw: secret (noun)
  • jmnw: a bringer of disease

Proper nounEdit

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i mn
n
A40
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i mn
n
A40

masculine

  1. Amun, a primeval god, worshipped at Hermopolis as a member of the Ogdoad
  2. Amun, a god worshipped at Thebes as a member of the Theban Triad. From the Middle Kingdom, the king of the gods.
Usage notesEdit

Alternative hieroglyphic writings:

i mn
n
G7
i mn
n
C12
i mn
n
R8
O25
jmn jmn jmn jmn
Derived termsEdit
  • jmn m jpt: Amun of Luxor
  • jmn m jpt swt: Amun of Karnak
  • jmn nb nswt t3wj: Amun, Lord of the King of Egypt
  • jmn rˤ: Amun-Ra
  • jmn rˤ nswt nṯrw: Amun-Ra, King of the gods
  • jmn rn: a minor deity
  • jmn rnf: a minor deity / version of Amun
  • jmnt: Amunet
DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

i mn
n
A4

Strong trilateral

  1. (transitive, reflexive) hide
  2. create, form, shape (in a cosmic, divine sense)
Usage notesEdit

Alternative hieroglyphic writings:

i mn
n
A4
i mn
n
D35
i mn
n
i mn
n
Aa5
A4
M40
O25 Aa5
A4
Aa5
A4
jmn jmn jmn jmn jmn jmn
InflectionEdit
jmn: Triliteral (3-lit)
Base Stem: jmn Geminated Stem: jmnn (rare) Imperative: jmn
Suffix Forms (1) Participles(10)
Active Passive Active Passive Relative
Perfective (2) jmn jmn.tw jmn jmn(w) (11) / jmny jmn
Imperfective (3) jmn jmn.tw jmn(j) / jmny jmn(w) (11) jmn(w) (11) / jmny
Perfect jmn.n jmn.n.tw ------ ------ jmn.n
Prospective jmn jmnn jmntj.fj (9) ------ ------
Subjunctive jmn jmn.tw Stative
Passive ------ jmn(w) / jmny Singular Plural
"Consequential"(4) jmn.jn jmn.jn.tw 1st Person jmn.kw jmn.wjn
"Necessitive"(5) jmn.ḫr jmn.ḫr.tw 2nd person jmn.tj jmn.tjwjn
"Future Consequential"(6) jmn.k3 jmn.k3.tw 3rd person (masc) jmn.w jmn.wj
Old Perfect (7) jmnt jmnt 3rd person (fem) jmn.tj
Infinitival forms
Infinitive jmn Negatival Complement jmn(w) Complementary Infinitive(8) jmnt

1) All of these forms can display their subject using the suffix pronouns (and they frequently do)
2) Otherwise known as the "Indicative"
3) Otherwise known as the "Circumstantial"
4) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sḏm.jn"
5) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sḏm.ḫr"
6) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sḏm.k3"
7) Otherwise known as the "sḏmt"
8) Rare & Archaic
9) Declines using third person suffix pronouns: masc.: .fj, fem: .sj & plural: .sn
10) Decline like adjectives
11) -w only appears in the masculine singular

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *yamin-. Cognate with Proto-Semitic *yamīn- (right).

AdjectiveEdit

R14 Z1
  1. right (direction)
  2. western
InflectionEdit
Masculine Feminine
Singular jmn jmnt
Plural jmnw jmnt

NounEdit

R14 Z1
  1. the West
Usage notesEdit

Alternative hieroglyphic writings

i mn
n
R13
i R13
jmn jmn jmn
Derived termsEdit
  • jmnt: the West (as a place or as a goddess)
  • jmntj: people of the west, the dead
  • jmntt: western land, graveyard
  • jmnty: Western
  • jmnty: westerly wind
  • ḫnty-jmntw: 'foremost of the Westerners'

ReferencesEdit

Allen, Middle Egyptian
Erman & Grapow, Wörterbuch der Aegyptischen Sprache
Faulkner, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian

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