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Etymology 1Edit

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 3-lit.

  1. (transitive or reflexive) to hide
  2. (transitive) to create, form, shape (in a cosmic, divine sense)
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  1. hidden, secret
  2. (by extension) rare, precious
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Relief carving, Medinet Habu, c. 1150 BC
  
 
 

 m

  1. Amun, a primeval god, personification of the hiddenness of the primeval waters, worshipped at Hermopolis as a member of the Ogdoad
  2. Amun, a god worshipped at Thebes as a member of the Theban Triad. From the Middle Kingdom, the king of the gods.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *yamin-. Cognate with Proto-Semitic *yamīn- (right).

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  1. right (direction)
  2. western
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 m

  1. the West
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ReferencesEdit

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 186, 280
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926-1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN