tn

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See also: TN, .tn, t.n., ṯn, T.-N., and .ṯn

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tn

  1. Abbreviation of trillion.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

t
n

 f sg proximal demonstrative determiner

  1. this, that

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.

It forms a contrastive pair with the demonstrative tf, in which tn is proximal.

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Pronoun[edit]

t
n
Z2

 pl, f sg 2. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. Variant spelling of ṯn

References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN