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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *maʾ-, cognate to Proto-Semitic *maʾ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mw

 m

  1. water
  2. rain
  3. sea, lake

Inflection[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • mw W i i
    (mwj, to be watery)

Descendants[edit]

  • → Egyptian Arabic: امبو (ʾumbū)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-44384-9