See also: HH, Hh, hH, ḥḥ, and ḫḫ

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hh pl (plural only)

  1. Abbreviation of hands (one hand being four inches).
    • 2007, Lesley Bayley, The Photographic Guide to Schooling Your Horse, David & Charles, →ISBN, page 127:
      For a 15.2hh–16.2hh horse the average stride length is 3.6m (12ft).

EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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 m

  1. rush of hot air
    1. blast from a fire
    2. hot or burning breath, particularly of supernatural beings
      • c. 2353 BCE – 2323 BCE, Pyramid Texts of Unas — west wall of the antechamber, line 18–19, spell 255.2–255.4:[1]
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        N18
        n
        G5O48G7nsrQ7n
        h h
        Q7[[sr
        T
        n
        ]]HAwkAArO18
        x
        f
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        T
        n
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        t
        jd ꜣḫt n ḥr-nḫn(j) nsr n(j) hh[.s r.ṯn] ḥꜣ(j)w kꜣr ḫfḫft hh.s r.ṯn wṯzw wrt
        The place of sunrise will be censed for Horus of Nekhen. The flame of [his] fiery breath [is against you], you who are around the shrine! The gush of his fiery breath is against you, you who carry the great one!
    3. steam from freshly baked bread
  2. (figuratively) heat from the sun
  3. (figuratively) fever or hot breath as a symptom of disease

InflectionEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allen, James (2013) A New Concordance of the Pyramid Texts, volume III, Providence: Brown University, PT 255.2–255.4 (Pyr. 295b–295d), W

EsperantoEdit

LetterEdit

hh

  1. A digraph used in the h-sistemo to represent ĥ.

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