k3

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kA
Z1

k3, masculine

  1. ka (Untranslatable. Something like "life-force"; the part of the soul which the living have and the dead do not)
    1. personality, essence
  2. goodwill - especially of the king
Usage notes[edit]

There are the following alternative hieroglyphic writings:

kA G7
D29
kA A A2
k3 k3 k3
Inflection[edit]
Declension
sing. k3
dual k3wj
plural k3w

Etymology 2[edit]

From k3j (to say).

Particle[edit]

k A A2

k3, proclitic

  1. so, then, as a result
Usage notes[edit]

This particle is mostle used with the subjunctive to indicate future consequences. It is neutral in tone - it neither indicates inevitability (ḫr) or optativity (jḫ).

There are the following alternative hieroglyphic writings:

k A
k3

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

D52
E1

k3, masculine

  1. bull
Usage notes[edit]

There are the following alternative hieroglyphic writings:

kA D52
E1
kA E1
F1
k3 k3 k3
Inflection[edit]
Declension
sing. k3
dual k3wj
plural k3w

Noun[edit]

E176

(bull bound up)

k3, masculine

  1. bull as sacrificial victim
Declension
sing. k3
dual k3wj
plural k3w

References[edit]

Allen, Middle Egyptian
Faulkner, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian