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See also: [U+A724 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER EGYPTOLOGICAL AIN] and ʿ [U+02BF MODIFIER LETTER LEFT HALF RING]
U+A725, ꜥ
LATIN SMALL LETTER EGYPTOLOGICAL AIN

[U+A724]
Latin Extended-D
[U+A726]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

(upper case )

  1. The lowercase letter ayin, used in most Egyptian transliteration schemes to represent the sound of the hieroglyph
    a
    .

See also[edit]


Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly related to Proto-Semitic *yad- (hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

a
Z1

 m

  1. arm, hand
  2. part, portion, region
  3. state, condition

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Coptic: ⲏⲓ (ēi) "pair, couple"

Noun[edit]

a
Y1

 m

  1. deed, record

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

a
Z1
mw

 m

  1. dyke

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

a
M3

 m

  1. wooden staff

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 97