mjnj

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Egyptian[edit]

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mn
n
iP11P1

 4ae inf.

  1. (intransitive) to moor (a boat)
    • 12th Dynasty, Tomb of Sarenput I, great biographical inscription, line 7:[1]
      Hr
      r
      dmiiN23
      Z1 Z1
      Z1
      mN17Aa32t
      y
      xAstn
      a
      a
      wP1mn
      n
      iwP11P1Xr
      r
      stt
      Z1
      Hr Z1
      f
      [] ḥr(j) dmjw m tꜣ-ztj nꜥꜥw mjnw ẖr st ḥr.f
      [] Supervisor of the Harbours in Ta-Seti, the one who sailed and the one who moored were under his inspection.
  2. (intransitive, euphemistic) to die
    • 12th Dynasty, Tomb of Djefaihapi (Asyut Tomb 1), great hall, east wall, north side of door, line 267:[2]
      iwA1sx
      xA
      AA2A1sp
      r
      spr
      D54
      A1&r nTrA40hrw p
      f
      n
      mn
      n
      iiZ6
      gm
      mf
      w
      A1
      jw.j sḫꜣ.j spr.j r nṯr hrw pf n(j) mjnj gm.f wj
      I was thinking about the fact that I would reach (my) god on that day of dying (literally: mooring), when he would find me.

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The written order of the radicals of this word transposes the n and the first j for aesthetic reasons.

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References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 242, 270, 279
  1. ^ Sethe, Kurt (1935) Urkunden des ägyptischen Altertums VII: Historisch-biographische Urkunden des Mittleren Reiches, Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung, page 2
  2. ^ Griffith, Francis Llewellyn (1889) The Inscriptions of Siûṭ and Dêr Rîfeh, plate 6.