wn

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See also: WN, wn', and .wn

Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

wnn
O31

 2-lit.

  1. (transitive) to open
    • c. 1900 BCE, The Instructions of Kagemni (pPrisse/pBN 183) lines 1.1–1.2:
      wnn
      O31
      aXn
      n
      S28ngrwA2A1
      wz
      x
      W10Y1sttprn
      t
      hrY1A1mmddwwA2
      wn ẖn n grw wsḫ st nt hr m mdww
      Open is the tent to the quiet one; broad is the place of the one calm in speech.
    • c. 1401 BCE, Amduat of Amenhotep II (tomb of Amenhotep II, KV35) First Hour, closing text, line 9:
      wn
      n
      O31
      a
      n
      N33A
      n
      k
      O31
      O31
      mbntyw
      E35
      N33A
      wn.n n.k ꜥꜣwj m bntjw
      We open the double doors to you as baboons.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Demotic: wn

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

wn
n
nDs

 m

  1. fault, blame
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wnZ1

 m

  1. desert hare

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

Wn
Z2

 pl 1. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. Late Egyptian variant of n (we)

References[edit]

  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, 295, 298 page 169, 295, 298.
  • Junge, Friedrich (2005) Late Egyptian Grammar: An Introduction, second English edition, Oxford: Griffith Institute, page 77
  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 16

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wn (feminine singular wna, masculine plural wnes, feminine plural wnas) (abbreviation)

  1. (Chile, informal, Internet slang, text messaging) Contraction of huevón.