m ẖnw

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

m (in) +‎ ẖnw (interior).

Preposition[edit]

m Xn
n
nw
pr
  1. inside

Alternative forms[edit]

Here the hieroglyph for water is under the hieroglyph for a pot — the Egyptian phrase “water under a pot” is mw ẖr nw, which sounded like m ẖnw.

References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2000) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-77483-7, page 32