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ḏd-mdw

See also: Dd-mdw

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EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ḏd (to say) +‎ mdw (speech, words), with ḏd in the infinitive.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

     
 

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  1. (singular only) a recitation; used as a title introducing the main bulk of a religious text, after any prologues.
    • c. 1450 BCE,, The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Cairo Museum 34010:[2]
                 
       
         
       
           
       
       
       
       
      ḏd-mdw jn jmn-rꜥ nb nswt tꜣwj
      A recitation by Amun-Ra, Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-44384-9
  2. ^ Middle Egyptian Grammar: The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Dr. Gabor Toth, Rutgers University
  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-74144-6, page 169