EgyptianEdit

Egyptian numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 𓏿
6
7  → 
    Cardinal: sjsw
    Ordinal: sjsnw
    Adverbial: sjsw zpw
    Distributive: sjsw sjsw
    Fractional: r sjsw

Alternative formsEdit

  • 𒄑𒊭𒌑 (⸢IS⸣-ŠA-Ú /iššau/) (14th bce cuneiform)

EtymologyEdit

Compare Proto-Semitic *šidṯum, Central Atlas Tamazight ⵙⴹⵉⵚ (sḍiṣ), Hausa shidà, and Awngi ሴድዛ (sedza, four).

PronunciationEdit

 

NumeralEdit

Z1 Z1 Z1
Z1 Z1 Z1
  1. six

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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
  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 71
  2. ^ Blažek, Václav (1999) “Egyptian Numerals” in Numerals: comparative-etymological analyses of numeral systems and their implications. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, pp. 28-56