mḥ

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See also: mh, Mh, MH, mH, and .mh

Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

D41
Z1

 m

  1. forearm
Inflection[edit]
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Noun[edit]

mH
D41

 m

  1. a cubit, a measure of length equivalent to 28 ḏbꜥw (digits) or 7 šzpw (palms) (about 52.5 centimetres).
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Verb[edit]

mH
D40

 2-lit.

  1. (transitive) to hold
  2. (transitive) to understand
  3. (transitive) to capture
  4. (transitive with n) to seize
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

mH
Y1

 2-lit.

  1. (transitive) to fill
    1. (with m) to fill with
  2. (transitive) to complete, finish
  3. (transitive) to capture
  4. (transitive) to inlay
  5. (intransitive) to be(come) full
    1. (transitive with m or ẖr) to be(come) full of
  6. (auxiliary with r and a verb in the infinitive) to begin doing
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Etymology 3[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mH
  1. Forms ordinal numbers greater than nine (in Late Egyptian, greater than one) from cardinal numbers.
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References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 83