EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from pw.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

    

 m sg copular/vocative demonstrative determiner

  1. (Middle Egyptian) this is…
  2. (Middle Egyptian) O (vocative reference)

Usage notesEdit

This demonstrative was always a determiner and could not stand alone as a pronoun. It follows the noun it describes.

InflectionEdit

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.
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Welsh pui, from Proto-Celtic *kʷēs, (compare Breton piv, Cornish piw, Old Irish cía), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

pwy

  1. (interrogative) who
    Pwy ydy o?Who is he?

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pwy bwy mhwy phwy
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.