mjnj

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Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mn
n
i P11 P1

4ae inf.

  1. to moor (a boat)
    • 12th Dynasty, Tomb of Sarenput I, great biographical inscription, line 7:
      Hr
      r
      d mi i N23
      Z1 Z1
      Z1
      m N17 Aa32 t
      y
      xAst n
      a
      a
      w P1 mn
      n
      i w P11 P1 Xr
      r
      st t
      Z1
      Hr Z1
      f
      [] ḥr(j) dmjw m tꜣ-ztj nꜥꜥw mjnw ẖr st ḥr.f
      [] Supervisor of the Harbors in Ta-Seti, the one who sailed and the one who moored were under his inspection.
  2. (euphemistic) to die
    • 12th Dynasty, Tomb of Djefaihapi (Asyut Tomb 1), great hall, east wall, north side of door, line 276:
      i w A1 s x
      xA
      A A2 A1 s p
      r
      spr
      D54
      A1&r nTr A40 hrw p
      f
      n
      mn
      n
      i i Z6
      gm
      m f
      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.

Usage notes[edit]

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, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-74144-6, page 242, 270, 279
  • Griffith, Francis Llewellyn (1889) The Inscriptions of Siûṭ and Dêr Rîfeh, plate 6.
  • Sethe, Kurt (1935) Historisch-biographische Urkunden des Mittleren Reiches I, VII2.