sw

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See also: Sw, SW, Sw., and šw

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

sw

  1. The ISO 639 alpha-2 language code for Swahili.

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *šu. Cognate to Proto-Semitic *šuwa-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sw w

 m sg 3. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. he, him (see usage notes)
Usage notes[edit]

This form of pronoun is an enclitic that must directly follow the word it modifies. Its meaning depends on its context:

  • When it follows a verb, it indicates the object of the verb.
  • In the second and third person when it follows an adjective, it forms the subject of an adjectival sentence.
  • When it follows a relative adjective, such as ntj, ntt, or jsṯ, it indicates the subject of the relative clause (usually only in the first person singular and third person common).
  • When it follows an imperative, it indicates the object of the verb.
  • When it follows a particle like m.k, it indicates the subject of the clause.
  • When attached to a preposition, it indicates the object of the preposition.
Inflection[edit]
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Pronoun[edit]

sw w

 m sg 3. proclitic (‘subject form’) pronoun

  1. he [since the 17th Dynasty]
Usage notes[edit]

This form of pronoun is a proclitic that must stand at the beginning of a sentence (generally adverbial) and cannot come after any particles. It always indicates the subject of the sentence.

Inflection[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]

See under the enclitic pronoun above.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

s w hrw

 m

  1. used with an ordinal number, indicates a day of the month [since the Middle Kingdom]
    s w hrw
    Z2
    sn nw
    Z1 Z1
    sw snnw
    the second day of the month

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Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-44384-9

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English zoo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sw m (plural swau)

  1. zoo