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EgyptianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdverbEdit

 
 
  
  1. here
  2. (less common) there
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Etymology 2Edit

perfective active participle of ꜥꜣj (to be great)

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AdjectiveEdit

 
 
  
  1. big
  2. great, important
    • 12th Dynasty, The Stela of Nakhti, BM EA 143:
        
       
           
         
        
      wsjr nb ḏdw nṯr ꜥꜣ []
      Osiris, Lord of Djedu, the great god []
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 m

  1. greatness
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Etymology 3Edit

Possibly onomatopoeic, from the animal’s cry (hee-haw).

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 m

  1. ass, donkey
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

 
 
 
 
 

 m

  1. doorleaf, single door
  2. (in the dual) double door
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Etymology 5Edit

NounEdit

 
 
 

 m

  1. column, pillar
  2. part of a ship (the mast?)
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 57
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 41
  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 457.