jpn

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See also: JPN

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Plural form of pn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ip
n

 m pl proximal demonstrative determiner

  1. (Old Egyptian) these, those

Usage notes[edit]

This demonstrative was originally a determiner but could later be used alone, like a pronoun. When used as a determiner it follows the noun it describes.

In Old Egyptian it forms a contrastive pair with the demonstrative jpf, in which jpn is proximal.

Its use in Middle Egyptian texts is an archaism.

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Coptic: ⲉⲓⲡⲛ (eipn)

References[edit]

  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 55.
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  • Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN