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 m

  1. foreleg of an animal
  2. strong arm (of a human)
  3. (figuratively) strength
    • c. 1900 BCE, The Instructions of Kagemni (pPrisse/pBN 183) lines 2.1–2.2:
        
       
                    
       
            
       
       
       
       
            
       
         
      (j)m ꜥꜣ jb.k ḥr ḫpš m ḥr(j) jb ḏꜣmw.k zꜣw jtn.k
      Don’t grow arrogant (lit. don’t make your heart big) on account of (your) strength in the midst of your cohort, lest you be challenged.

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 m

  1. the Big Dipper (literally “the Foreleg”)

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 m

  1. khopesh

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