bnw

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Egyptian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bn
nw w
G31

 m

  1. the Bennu or phoenix, a divine being and a bird into which the dead could transform.
    • c. 1478 BCE – 1397 BCE, Book of the Dead of Nu (pLondon British Museum EA10477) chapter 64, line 23:
      M18iD54n&A1 mx
      R23
      mn
      niwt
      rO28nw
      niwt
      rr&a&t r
      x
      Y1Vbn
      nw w
      G31A40x
      r
      t
      Y1VZ3dwAAt
      pr
      j(w)j.n.j m ḫm r jwnw r rḏj.t rḫ bnw ḫrt dwꜣt
      I have come from Letopolis to Heliopolis to let the phoenix know of the conditions of the Afterworld.

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  • Ancient Greek: φοῖνιξ (phoînix)

Noun[edit]

bn
nw W
M32
U54
N33A

 m

  1. Alternative form of bnr (date (fruit))

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