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EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ḥm (servant) +‎ nṯr (god) in a direct genitive construction, thus literally ‘servant of a god’. The written form demonstrates honorific transposition.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

  

 m

  1. priest

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 57