wr

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See also: WR, ŵr, and -wr

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

perfective active participle of wrr (to be great)

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Adjective[edit]

wr
r
  1. big
  2. great, important
  3. (in titles) chief, main

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Noun[edit]

wr
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A1

 m

  1. one who is important, great
    • 12th Dynasty, Stela of Amenemhat, British Museum, Egyptian Antiquities, E567:
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      n
      f
      M18 i w m R4
      t p
      i n
      wr
      A1 Z3 nw
      Z1
      Ab b Dw
      O49
      ḏd.t(w) n.f jj.w m ḥtp jn wrw nw ꜣbḏw
      May "welcome in peace" be said to him by the great ones of Abydos.
  2. a chief or leader of a (generally foreign) group of people

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References[edit]

  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926-1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, ISBN 3050022647, page 326–327.19, 328.15–329.6, 329.15–329.18
  • 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 281
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, ISBN 0920168124, page 54

Middle Welsh[edit]

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Noun[edit]

wr

  1. Soft mutation of gwr.