ḏd-mdw

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ḏd (to say) +‎ mdw (speech, words), with ḏd in the infinitive.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (reconstructed) IPA(key): /ˌcʼaːtʼ maˈtʼuww//ˌt͡ʃʼaːʔ maˈtʼuww//t͡ʃʼəməˈtʼøww/

Noun[edit]

D&d mdZ1
Z2ss

 m

  1. (singular only) a recitation; used as a title introducing the main bulk of a religious text, after any prologues.
    • c. 1450 BCE,, The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Cairo Museum 34010:[1]
      S43D i S3imn
      n
      ra Z1
      nb
      W11 W11 W11
      N17
      N17
      N21
      N21
      ḏd-mdw jn jmn-rꜥ nb nswt tꜣwj
      A recitation by Amun-Ra, Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands.

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 169