mj

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See also: MJ, mJ, and mj.

Egyptian[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

mD38

 interrogative enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. who? what?

Usage notes[edit]

This form of pronoun is an enclitic that must directly follow the word it modifies. Its meaning depends on its context:

  • When it follows a verb, it indicates the object of the verb.
  • In the second and third person when it follows an adjective, it forms the subject of an adjectival sentence.
  • When it follows a relative adjective, such as ntj, ntt, or jsṯ, it indicates the subject of the relative clause (usually only in the first person singular and third person common).
  • When it follows an imperative, it indicates the object of the verb.
  • When it follows a particle like m.k, it indicates the subject of the clause.
  • When attached to a preposition, it indicates the object of the preposition.

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Particle[edit]

mD38

 enclitic

  1. (following a verb in the imperative) please, now

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Preposition[edit]

mii
  1. like, just as
    • The Eloquent Peasant, 221-222, [1]:
      miid
      p t
      P1D35
      n
      sx
      r
      iiY1A1ims
      […] mj dpt nn sḫry jm.s […]
      […] like a ship without a captain […]
  2. in accordance with
  3. as well as

Usage notes[edit]

When the object is a personal pronoun, mj is not used; instead, one of its derivatives mjtj and mjtw is used with a suffix pronoun.

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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