See also: [U+A724 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER EGYPTOLOGICAL AIN] and ʿ [U+02BF MODIFIER LETTER LEFT HALF RING]
U+A725, ꜥ
LATIN SMALL LETTER EGYPTOLOGICAL AIN

[U+A724]
Latin Extended-D
[U+A726]

TranslingualEdit

LetterEdit

(upper case )

  1. The lowercase letter ayin, used in most Egyptian transliteration schemes to represent the sound of the hieroglyph
    a
    .

See alsoEdit


EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly related to Proto-Semitic *yad- (hand).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

a
Z1

 m

  1. arm, hand
  2. part, portion, region
  3. state, condition

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Coptic: ⲏⲓ (ēi) "pair, couple"

NounEdit

a
Y1

 m

  1. deed, record

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

a
Z1
mw

 m

  1. dyke

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

a
M3

 m

  1. wooden staff

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 97