ḏd-mdw

See also: Dd-mdw

Contents

EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

ḏd(to say) +‎ mdw(speech, words)

NounEdit

     
 

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  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]
                 
       
         
       
           
       
       
       
       
      ḏd-mdw jn jmn-rˤ nb nswt t3wy
      A recitation by Amun-Ra, Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands.

Usage notesEdit

Variant hieroglyphic writings:

   
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