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See also: Pr, PR, .pr, -pr-, P.R., and Pr.

Demotic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Egyptian
pr
Z1
(pr, house).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poːɾ/ (stressed), IPA(key): /pəɾ/ (unstressed)

Noun[edit]

pr m

  1. temple
  2. house
  3. palace

Usage notes[edit]

This word is almost entirely restricted to compounds. Contrary to earlier Egyptian, the ordinary word for house in Demotic is ꜥ.wy.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Sahidic Coptic: ⲡⲉⲣ- (per-), -ⲡⲱⲣ (-pōr)

References[edit]

  • Erichsen, Wolja (1954) Demotisches Glossar, Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard, page 132
  • Johnson, Janet (2000) Thus Wrote ꜥOnchsheshonqy: An Introductory Grammar of Demotic[1], third edition, Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, →ISBN, page 9
  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 127

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Afroasiatic *par- (house).[1] Compare also Proto-Berber *farr (enclosure).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

pr
Z1

 m

  1. house
  2. household
  3. (of the king) palace
  4. (of gods) temple

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 15
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E.; Stolbova, Olga V. (1995), “*par-”, in Hamito-Semitic Etymological Dictionary: Materials for a Reconstruction (Handbuch der Orientalistik; I.18), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 12