ꜣw

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Noun[edit]

AwwY1V

 m

  1. extent, length, expanse (of space) [since the Middle Kingdom]
  2. (rare) length, duration (of time)

Usage notes[edit]

Many of the later writings of this word (particularly its temporal uses) may instead represent ꜣwt (length, generally of time), as the t fell silent by Late Egyptian; indeed, authors working with Late Egyptian commonly treat the two words as the same.

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Noun[edit]

AwWZ6

 m

  1. death [Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, and Greco-Roman Period]

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Noun[edit]

Aw
W
nDs

 m

  1. Alternative form of jw (wrongdoing, evil)

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References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 455
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 4.10–4.14, 5.15, 5
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN, page 1–2
  • Lesko, Leonard; Lesko, Barbara (2002) A Dictionary of Late Egyptian, volume 1, second edition, Providence: B.C. Scribe Publications, →ISBN, page 3
  • Wilson, Penelope (1991) A Lexicographical Study of the Ptolemaic Texts in the Temple of Edfu, Liverpool: University of Liverpool, page 3