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EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

  

 c pl 3. stative ending

  1. (attached to a stative verb form) they, them

InflectionEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Likely this a variant form of the stative endings .w or .wy or both; see .w for alternative forms.

In Old Egyptian, .w/.y and its variants were used for the masculine plural, while .tj and its variants were used for the feminine plural. By Middle Egyptian, .w/.y had taken on both roles, making plural .tj rare.

ReferencesEdit

  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN.
  • Edel, Elmar (1955-1964) Altägyptische Grammatik, Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum