jmn

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

i mn
n
A4
  1. hidden, secret
  2. (by extension) rare, precious
Inflection[edit]
Masculine Feminine
Singular jmn jmnt
Plural jmnw jmnt
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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i mn
n
A40
Relief carving, Medinet Habu, c. 1150 BC
i mn
n
A40

masculine

  1. Amun, a primeval god, worshipped at Hermopolis as a member of the Ogdoad
  2. Amun, a god worshipped at Thebes as a member of the Theban Triad. From the Middle Kingdom, the king of the gods.
Usage notes[edit]

Alternative hieroglyphic writings:

i mn
n
G7
i mn
n
C12
i mn
n
R8
O25
jmn jmn jmn jmn
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

i mn
n
A4

Strong trilateral

  1. (transitive, reflexive) hide
  2. create, form, shape (in a cosmic, divine sense)
Usage notes[edit]

Alternative hieroglyphic writings:

i mn
n
A4
i mn
n
D35
i mn
n
i mn
n
Aa5
A4
M40
O25 Aa5
A4
Aa5
A4
jmn jmn jmn jmn jmn jmn
Inflection[edit]
jmn: Triliteral (3-lit)
Base Stem: jmn Geminated Stem: jmnn (rare) Imperative: jmn
Suffix Forms (1) Participles(10)
Active Passive Active Passive Relative
Perfective (2) jmn jmn.tw jmn jmn(w) (11) / jmny jmn
Imperfective (3) jmn jmn.tw jmn(j) / jmny jmn(w) (11) jmn(w) (11) / jmny
Perfect jmn.n jmn.n.tw ------ ------ jmn.n
Prospective jmn jmnn jmntj.fj (9) ------ ------
Subjunctive jmn jmn.tw Stative
Passive ------ jmn(w) / jmny Singular Plural
"Consequential"(4) jmn.jn jmn.jn.tw 1st Person jmn.kw jmn.wjn
"Necessitive"(5) jmn.ḫr jmn.ḫr.tw 2nd person jmn.tj jmn.tjwjn
"Future Consequential"(6) jmn.k3 jmn.k3.tw 3rd person (masc) jmn.w jmn.wj
Old Perfect (7) jmnt jmnt 3rd person (fem) jmn.tj
Infinitival forms
Infinitive jmn Negatival Complement jmn(w) Complementary Infinitive(8) jmnt

1) All of these forms can display their subject using the suffix pronouns (and they frequently do)
2) Otherwise known as the "Indicative"
3) Otherwise known as the "Circumstantial"
4) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sḏm.jn"
5) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sḏm.ḫr"
6) No formal name - usually referred to as the "sḏm.k3"
7) Otherwise known as the "sḏmt"
8) Rare & Archaic
9) Declines using third person suffix pronouns: masc.: .fj, fem: .sj & plural: .sn
10) Decline like adjectives
11) -w only appears in the masculine singular

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *yamin-. Cognate with Proto-Semitic *yamīn- (right).

Adjective[edit]

R14 Z1
  1. right (direction)
  2. western
Inflection[edit]
Masculine Feminine
Singular jmn jmnt
Plural jmnw jmnt

Noun[edit]

R14 Z1
  1. the West
Usage notes[edit]

Alternative hieroglyphic writings

i mn
n
R13
i R13
jmn jmn jmn
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Allen, Middle Egyptian
Erman & Grapow, Wörterbuch der Aegyptischen Sprache
Faulkner, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian