See also: GRG

EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Noun:

 
  • (reconstructed) IPA(key): /ˈkʼalkʼuw//ˈkʼalkʼuw//ˈkʼalkʼəʔ//ˈkʼalkʼ/

VerbEdit

g
r
grg

 3-lit.

  1. (transitive) to set in order or prepare (the earth by working it)
  2. (transitive) to set up, to found, to construct
    • 17th Dynasty, The Autobiography of Admiral Ahmose: Part I:[1]
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      r
      Aa13M3
      x t
      g
      r
      U17
      Y1
      nA1pr
      Z1
      ḫr m ḫt grg.n.j pr […]
      Then later, I set up the household […]
  3. (transitive) to furnish, to equip

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NounEdit

g
r
grgA2

 m

  1. lie, falsehood [since the end of the Old Kingdom]
    • c. 1600 BCE, Westcar Papyrus, column 6, line 24:[2]
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      Y1
      n
      tWmA
      mAa
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      t Z5
      Y1
      Z2
      rg
      r
      grgG37
      Z2
      nj rḫ.n.tw mꜣꜥt r grg
      One cannot distinguish truth from falsehood.
  2. unjust, unfair, or wrong way of thinking
  3. injustice

InflectionEdit

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SynonymsEdit

  • (lie, falsehood): jzft

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DescendantsEdit

  • Demotic: glk

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Middle Egyptian Grammar: The Autobiography of Admiral Ahmose: Part I , Dr. Gabor Toth, Rutgers University.
  2. ^ Nederhof, Mark-Jan, Papyrus Westcar, page 25