pwy

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from pw (this, that)

Pronoun[edit]

p w i i

masculine singular

  1. vocative pronoun
Usage notes[edit]

Follows the addressee. The plural forms were normal in Old Egyptian, but in later periods their usage was archaic and mostly restricted to religious texts.

There is an alternative hieroglyphic writing:

p
W
i i
pwy
Inflection[edit]
Declension sing. plural
masc pwy jpw
fem twy jptw

References[edit]

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


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kʷei-, *kwēs, (compare Breton piv, Cornish piw, Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

pwy

  1. (interrogative) who
    Pwy ydy o?Who is he?