wḏꜣt

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wḏꜣ (to be intact) +‎ -t (feminine ending).

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Proper noun[edit]

wDAAtwDAt

 f

  1. (originally) the (dismembered and subsequently restored) Eye of Horus, a mythological conception of the full moon [since the Middle Kingdom]
  2. the Eye of Ra
  3. the eye of a god in general
  4. epithet for various goddesses as the personified eyes of a god
  5. an amulet in the form of the Eye of Horus
  6. used in the names of constellations [Greco-Roman Period]
  7. (in the dual) the actual eyes of a god or person [Greco-Roman Period]

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Noun[edit]

WDAAt
Z5
wDAtM3

 f

  1. (Late Egyptian) a volumetric measure of grain, possibly equivalent to the ḥqꜣt (heqat)

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Noun[edit]

wDAtpt

 f

  1. sky, heaven
  2. roof of a temple

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Noun[edit]

wDAtT30
t

 f

  1. a type of sword or knife

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Romanization[edit]

wḏꜣt

  1. Alternative transliteration of bꜣqt (an epithet for Egypt).

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