tj

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See also: TJ, .tj, tj., and -tj

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ti i

 f sg proximal demonstrative adjective

  1. this [Old Egyptian]
Usage notes[edit]

This demonstrative follows the noun it describes. By Middle Egyptian, it had become tw.

Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Loprieno considers tj a development of (j)sṯ, stj (while), from Old Egyptian sk. Allen instead sees it as related to tjw (yes).

Particle[edit]

ti i

proclitic

  1. converts a sentence with adverbial or verbal predicate into a dependent adverbial (circumstantial) clause; yea, while, when, although
Usage notes[edit]

When the dependent clause introduced by tj has a personal pronoun as its subject, it takes the dependent form.

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-44384-9
  • 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 145

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From toimitusjohtaja

Initialism[edit]

tj

  1. CEO, MD

Etymology 2[edit]

From tänään (today) jäljellä (left)

Initialism[edit]

tj

  1. (military slang) Days left of military service.