bꜣ

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Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bAZ1

 m

  1. The soul or personality of a being, which, in Egyptian belief survived after death but needed to be sustained with offerings of food; ba.
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  • bꜣw (the dead (as a collective))
Descendants[edit]
  • Coptic: ⲃⲁⲓ (bai) "screech-owl, night raven, spirit"

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

R7E10

 m

  1. ram
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

bbAN42E24

 m

  1. leopard
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Noun[edit]

bbAF9F27

 m

  1. leopard skin
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Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

bA

 2-lit.

  1. (intransitive) to be(come) animate, to possess a ba
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Etymology 5[edit]

Perhaps from root consonants b-l.

Verb[edit]

bbAAU7
D40

 2-lit.

  1. (transitive) dig up earth, hoe
  2. (transitive) destroy
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