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EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

  

 f sg proximal demonstrative determiner

  1. (Old Egyptian) this
Usage notesEdit

This demonstrative follows the noun it describes. By Middle Egyptian, it had become tw.

InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Loprieno considers tj a development of (j)sṯ, stj (while), from Old Egyptian sk. Allen instead sees it as related to tjw (yes).

ParticleEdit

  

 proclitic

  1. converts a sentence with adverbial or verbal predicate into a dependent adverbial (circumstantial) clause; yea, while, when, although
Usage notesEdit

When the dependent clause introduced by tj has a personal pronoun as its subject, it takes the dependent form.

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN
  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 145.

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

tj

  1. Abbreviation of toimitusjohtaja (CEO, MD).

Etymology 2Edit

PhraseEdit

tj

  1. (military slang) Initialism of tänään jäljellä (days left of military service (today), literally left/remaining today).
    Tj on 347, kunnes toisin todistetaan.
    One has 347 days left until proven otherwise.