tꜣ

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Noun[edit]

tA
N23 Z1

 m

  1. land, realm
    • The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III: Part I, Cairo Museum 34010:
      S43 D i S3 i mn
      n
      ra Z1
      nb
      W11 W11 W11
      N17
      N17
      N21
      N21
      ḏd-mdw jn jmn-rꜥ nb nswt tꜣwj
      A recitation by Amun-Ra, Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands.
  2. ground

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Determiner[edit]

t A

 f sg anaphoric demonstrative determiner

  1. (Old Egyptian) O (vocative reference)
  2. (Middle Egyptian) the aforementioned, the said
  3. (Late Egyptian) the definite article; the
  4. (Late Egyptian, with following noun) she of, this of, that of

Usage notes[edit]

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

In Middle Egyptian, this pronoun was possibly somewhat colloquial; in Late Egyptian its force had weakened to that of a definite article.

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