ẖt

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See also: ḫt, ht, , HT, hT, .ht, and h/t

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Has been compared with Proto-Central Chadic *ḫway- (stomach, belly, intestines), which would imply a tentative Proto-Afroasiatic *ḫVwVy- (stomach).[1]

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Noun[edit]

X
t Z1

 f

  1. abdomen, belly
  2. (figuratively) desire for food, hunger, gluttony
    • c. 1900 BCE, The Instructions of Kagemni (pPrisse/pBN 183) lines 1.6–1.7:
      X
      z
      nDs
      A1
      pWHHnn
      t
      I3A24n
      X
      t Z1
      f
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      r
      M6ra
      smxD35
      n
      fwst
      n
      D54X
      t Z1
      mprZ1sn
      Z2
      ẖz pw ḥnt n ẖt.f swꜣ tr smḫ nf wstn ẖt m pr.sn
      He who is greedy for the sake of his belly when the time has passed is a wretch: those forget one whose belly roamed free in their house.
  3. location of mind and life-force
  4. body
  5. womb
    1. (by extension) birth
    2. child, progeny
  6. inner section of a building
  7. copy or summary of a document
  8. matter, stuff, material

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  • Coptic: ϩⲏ ()

Noun[edit]

X
t Z1
A1 B1
Z2

 f

  1. group of people or (especially) gods (cf. English: "a body of people")
  2. generation

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Noun[edit]

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 f

  1. building material

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E.; Stolbova, Olga V. (1995) Hamito-Semitic Etymological Dictionary: Materials for a Reconstruction (Handbuch der Orientalistik; I.18)‎[1], Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 41