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EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

sn (to kiss, to smell) +‎ tꜣ (land, ground).

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 compound

  1. (intransitive) to prostrate oneself, to kowtow
    • 18th Dynasty, Great Hymn to Osiris, Stela of Amenmose (Louvre C 286), line 6:
       
       
       
         
        
       
       
       
         
       
       
        
       
        
         
      jmjw dwꜣt m sn-tꜣ ṯztjw m ksw
      Those in the afterworld kiss the earth, and those in the desert hills bow down.

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