EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PrefixEdit

i
  1. (chiefly Old Egyptian and Late Egyptian) Forms the imperative of biliteral verbs, and in Late Egyptian also of former triliteral and third-weak verbs that have been reduced to two radicals. Optional in Late Egyptian.
  2. (chiefly Old Egyptian and Late Egyptian) Forms the subjunctive of biliteral verbs.
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PrefixEdit

iA2
  1. (Late Egyptian) Forms the participles and relative forms of fientive (non-adjectival) biliteral verbs, triliteral and third-weak verbs that have been reduced to biliterals through sound change, fourth-weak verbs, and a few other triliteral verbs. [since the 19th Dynasty]
Usage notesEdit

This prefix is often unwritten when preceded by articles or demonstratives. It is rarely used with the verb wnn (to exist).

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, 249 page 190, 249.
  • Junge, Friedrich (2005) Late Egyptian Grammar: An Introduction, second English edition, Oxford: Griffith Institute, page 66, 78

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

j.

  1. Abbreviation of jaro (year).