pw

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See also: pW, .pw, and PW

English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

pw
  1. password
  2. (New Zealand) per week
    • Up to $247pw those staying with friends/family/marae [1]

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier pj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

p w

 m sg proximal, later copular/vocative demonstrative determiner

  1. this [Old Egyptian]
  2. (in nominal sentences, following the initial nominal or pronominal element) this is…; it is… [Middle Egyptian]
  3. (formal) O (vocative reference) [Middle Egyptian]

Usage notes[edit]

This demonstrative was originally a determiner but could later be used alone, like a pronoun. When used as a determiner it follows the noun it describes.

When used in nominal sentences, pw does not vary by the gender or number of the referent; it is used with nouns and pronouns of any gender or number.

Inflection[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

There is also an alternative form that cannot stand alone as a pronoun: pwy.

Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

p w

 interrogative stressed (‘independent’) pronoun

  1. Alternative form of ptr

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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