r ḏr

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r (to) +‎ ḏr (limit).

Prepositional phrase[edit]

r Dr
  1. whole, entire
  2. all the way (to); to the limit (of)

Usage notes[edit]

When this modifies a noun to mean ‘entire’, ḏr typically takes a suffix pronoun referring to the modified noun.


Derived terms[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 64
  • Gardiner, Alan (1957) Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs, revised 3rd edition, Oxford: Griffith Institute, ISBN 0-900416-35-1, § 100, page 79