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Proper nounEdit



  1. Ptah, creator god and patron of craftsmen, worshipped at Memphis

Derived termsEdit




strong triliteral

  1. make, form, create


ptḥ: Triliteral (3-lit)
Base Stem: ptḥ Geminated Stem: ptḥḥ (rare) Imperative: ptḥ
Suffix Forms (1) Participles(10)
Active Passive Active Passive Relative
Perfective (2) ptḥ ptḥ.tw ptḥ ptḥ(w) (11) / ptḥy ptḥ
Imperfective (3) ptḥ ptḥ.tw ptḥ(j) / ptḥy ptḥ(w) (11) ptḥ(w) (11) / ptḥy
Perfect ptḥ.n ptḥ ------ ------ ptḥ.n
Prospective ptḥ ptḥḥ ptḥ (9) ------ ------
Subjunctive ptḥ ptḥ.tw Stative
Passive ------ ptḥ(w) / ptḥy Singular Plural
"Consequential"(4) ptḥ.jn ptḥ 1st Person ptḥ.kw ptḥ.wjn
"Necessitive"(5) ptḥ.ḫr ptḥ.ḫ 2nd person ptḥ.tj ptḥ.tjwjn
"Future Consequential"(6) ptḥ.k3 ptḥ 3rd person (masc) ptḥ.w ptḥ.wj
Old Perfect (7) ptḥt ptḥt 3rd person (fem) ptḥ.tj
Infinitival forms
Infinitive ptḥ Negatival Complement ptḥ(w) Complementary Infinitive(8) ptḥt

1) All of these forms can display their subject using the suffix pronouns (and they frequently do)
2) Otherwise known as the "Indicative"
3) Otherwise known as the "Circumstantial"
4) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sdm.jn"
5) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sdm.ḫr"
6) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sdm.k3"
7) Otherwise known as the "sdmt"
8) Rare & Archaic
9) Declines using third person suffix pronouns: masc.: .fj, fem: .sj & plural: .sn
10) Decline like adjectives
11) -w only appears in the masculine singular