ḥ3

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps, ḥwj (proclaim, utter, ordain) + 3 (intensifying particle)

Particle[edit]

HA A A2

ḥ3, proclitic

  1. if only, would that
Usage notes[edit]

This expresses a wish, indicating doubt about it coming true.

Alternative hieroglyphic writings

H A
HA A A2 A
H w Z4 A2 A
H w A
ḥ3 ḥ3 3 ḥwj 3 ḥw(j) 3

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

HA A D1

ḥ3, masculine

  1. back of the head
Inflection[edit]
Declension
sing. ḥ3
dual ḥ3wj
plural ḥ3w

Noun[edit]

HA A D1
pr

ḥ3, masculine

  1. outside
Usage notes[edit]

Alternative hieroglyphic writings

HA A pr
ḥ3
Inflection[edit]
Declension
sing. ḥ3
dual ḥ3wj
plural ḥ3w

Preposition[edit]

HA A

ḥ3

  1. around & behind
Usage notes[edit]

Alternative hieroglyphic writings:

HA A D1
ḥ3
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

N25
R12
A40

ḥ3, masculine

  1. Ha, god of the western desert
Usage notes[edit]

Alternative hieroglyphic writings

H A N25
R12
G7
N25
R12
N24
ḥ3 ḥ3

References[edit]

Allen, Middle Egyptian
Faulkner, Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian