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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

 
  • (reconstructed) IPA(key): /ˌcʼaːtʼ maˈtʼuww//ˌt͡ʃʼaːʔ maˈtʼuww//t͡ʃʼəməˈtʼøww/

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:[1]
              
       
         
       
           
       
       
       
       
      ḏd-mdw jn jmn-rꜥ nb nswt tꜣwj
      A recitation by Amun-Ra, Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands.

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 169