hmhmt

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Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hmhm&tA2

 f

  1. (uncountable) roaring sound (of lions, thunder, etc.)
  2. (uncountable) The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include: [since the 18th Dynasty]
    • c. 1450 B.C.E., The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Cairo Museum 34010:[1]
      diA40hmhm&tHmZ1 A40
      V31
      M3
      Aa1 X1
      D54T10
      t Z2ss
      Z2ss Z2ss
      dj(.j) hmhmt ḥm.k ḫt psḏt pḏt
      I made the war-cry of Your Majesty throughout the Nine Bows.
    1. battle cry, particularly of the king or a god
    2. fame, renown, particularly of the king or a god

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References[edit]

  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann, Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 2, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1928, →ISBN, page 490.9–490.17
  • Faulkner, Raymond, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, 1962, →ISBN, page 158
  • Spiegel, Joachim (1957) “Der „Ruf“ Des Königs” in Wiener Zeitschrift Für Die Kunde Des Morgenlandes, volume 54, pages 191–203.
  1. ^ Toth, Gabor (2013) “The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III (Cairo Museum 34010) Part I” in Middle Egyptian Grammar, Rutgers University.