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jzwt

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EgyptianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

    
 

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  1. work-gang, team or crew of workers [since the Old Kingdom]
    • 6th Dynasty, Giza, Western Cemetery, Shaft G 2188 Y, Block of sunk relief inscription mentioning the dog Abutiu (35-10-22/Cairo JE 67573), lines 6–9:[1]
          
          
       
            
           

         
       
            
       

          
      rḏj ḥm.f [s]fṯ ḫwz n[.f] jz jn jzwt nt (j)qdw
      His Majesty gave pine oil and (ordered) that a tomb be built for him by a gang of builders.
  2. crew of a boat, especially the solar barque [since the Old Kingdom]
    • c. 2000–1900 BCE, Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor (pHermitage/pPetersburg 1115), lines 7–8:
            
       
       
         
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
        
       
          
       
      jzwt.n jj.t(j) ꜥd.t(j) nn nhw n mšꜥ.n
      Our crew has come (back) intact, without loss to our expedition.
  3. troop, band, or company of soldiers [since the New Kingdom]
  4. entourage or following of a king or god [Greco-Roman Period]
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Etymology 2Edit

From jz (old, ancient) +‎ -wt.

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  1. ancient times, antiquity, yore
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ReferencesEdit

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 223
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 136
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926), “ı͗s·t”, in Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 127.11–127.17
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926), “ı͗sw·t”, in Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 128.10–128.13
  1. ^ Reisner, George A. (1936) “The Dog which was Honored by the King of Upper and Lower Egypt” in Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, volume XXXIV, number 206, pages 96–99