ḥmt

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See also: HMT and ḫmt

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

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B1

 f

  1. woman
  2. wife
    • c. 2000 BCE – 1900 BCE, Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor (pHermitage/pPetersburg 1115) lines 132–134:
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      k
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      k
      mH
      Y2
      kq
      n
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      Z2
      k
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      ir
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      jr qn{n}.k rwḏ jb.k mḥ.k qnj.k m ẖrdw.k sn.k ḥmt.k mꜣ.k pr.k
      If you are stalwart, with your mind firm, you will fill your embrace with your children, you will kiss your wife, and you will see your home.
Inflection[edit]
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Descendants[edit]
  • Demotic: ḥm.t

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

N34N33C
Z2ss

 m

  1. copper
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From ḥm (incarnation) +‎ -t (feminine ending).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hmt

 m

  1. the (female) pharaoh of Egypt as a particular individual who serves as an incarnation of kingship
  2. an incarnation? of a goddess (e.g. as a statue)
Usage notes[edit]

See the usage notes at ḥm.

Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From ḥm (servant) +‎ -t (feminine ending).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

HmtB1

 f

  1. (female) servant, slave
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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 49, 59