mw

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *maʾ-, cognate to Proto-Semitic *maʾ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mw

 m

  1. water
  2. rain
  3. sea, lake
Usage notes[edit]
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • mwj (to be watery)
    mw W i i
Descendants[edit]
  • → Egyptian Arabic: امبو (ʾumbū)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-44384-9