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Etymology 1Edit

Related to the preposition (etymology 2 below).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Reconstructed Middle Egyptian) IPA(key): /ħar/[1]

NounEdit

 
 

 m

  1. face
  2. surface
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *x̣al. Cognate with Proto-Semitic *ʿal-.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Reconstructed Middle Egyptian) IPA(key): /ħar/[1]

PrepositionEdit

 
 
  1. on, upon
  2. and, in addition to
  3. per, for each
  4. originating from
  5. because of
Alternative formsEdit
Usage notesEdit

Conjunction is usually expressed by directly juxtaposing two nouns, but occasionally ḥnꜥ or ḥr are used to link the nouns instead.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From a stem ḥaru- + the Proto-Afro-Asiatic nominative case marker *-u; in Egyptian, Proto-Afro-Asiatic case markers were generally lost, but *-u became a glide -w instead when the stem ended in a vowel.[1] The original meaning of the god’s name is variously given as "falcon", "distant one", "one who is above".

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

 

 m

  1. Horus, the falcon-headed Egyptian god of the sky, war, and kingship
Derived termsEdit
SynonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Allen, James (2000) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-77483-7
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1995, Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction, ISBN 0-521-44384-9