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See also: WR, ŵr, and -wr

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EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

perfective active participle of wrr (to be great)

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AdjectiveEdit

 
 
  1. big
  2. great, important
  3. (in titles) chief, main

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NounEdit

 
 
 

 m

  1. one who is important, great
    • 12th Dynasty, Stela of Amenemhat, British Museum, Egyptian Antiquities, E567:
         
       
       
           
         
        
       
         
       
         
       
      ḏd.t(w) n.f jj.w m ḥtp jn wrw nw ꜣbḏw
      May "welcome in peace" be said to him by the great ones of Abydos.
  2. a chief or leader of a (generally foreign) group of people

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ReferencesEdit

  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926-1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 326–327.19, 328.15–329.6, 329.15–329.18
  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 281
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 54

Middle EnglishEdit

DeterminerEdit

wr

  1. Alternative form of oure

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Middle WelshEdit

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NounEdit

wr

  1. Soft mutation of gwr.