ḥwt kꜣ ptḥ

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Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ḥwt (enclosure) +‎ kꜣ (ka) +‎ ptḥ (Ptah) with direct genitive constructions, thus literally ‘house of the ka of Ptah’.

Proper noun[edit]

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  1. The temple of the ka of Ptah in Memphis, Egypt
  2. (metonymically) Memphis, Egypt
  3. (metonymically) Egypt

Descendants[edit]

  • → Ancient Greek: Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos) (see there for further descendants)