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EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (reconstructed) IPA(key): /ˈtʼuwʀat//ˈtʼuwʀaʔ//ˈtʼuːʔa//ˈtʼeːʔə/

NounEdit

   
 

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  1. The Duat, the Egyptian afterworld [since the Pyramid Texts]
    1. In early conceptions, the region in the eastern sky where the sun and stars rise, which serves as the abode of the dead king
    2. Later, the region underneath the earth through which the sun passes at night, in which Osiris and the dead dwell
      • c. 1401 BCE, Amduat of Amenhotep II (tomb of Amenhotep II, KV35) Second Hour, closing text:
         
         
         
         
         
         
          
         
          
           
         
              
         
         
         
          
         
           
           
         
           
           
         
         
         
          
         
        šzp.n n.s dwꜣt j(w)f jr(j) pt r ꜥnḫ.k j(w)f m tꜣ dsr n.k
        The afterworld has received to itself the flesh belonging to the sky in order that you live, flesh, in the ground set aside for you.
  2. The underworld of a city as a place of dead gods [Late Period]
  3. Epithet for the grave [since the New Kingdom]
  4. Epithet for the crypt in the Temple of Dendera [Greco-Roman Period]

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DescendantsEdit

  • Old Coptic: ⲧⲏ ()

Proper nounEdit

 
 
 
 

 f

  1. a hippopotamus goddess personifying the afterworld [Greco-Roman Period]

NounEdit

 
 
 

 f

  1. praise, adoration, worship [New Kingdom]

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NounEdit

 
 
 
 

 f

  1. adoratrice [Old Kingdom, New Kingdom, Greco-Roman Period]

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 f

  1. (medicine) a type of officinal plant

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NounEdit

   
 

 f

  1. Used in the phrase
     
     
       
     
     
    pr dwꜣt (‘House of Morning’, a place of purification)
    [since the Old Kingdom]
  2. Used in the phrase
     
     
      
       
      
     
         
     
    , referring to a royal cloakroom official
    [since the Old Kingdom]

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