zꜣ

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zA Z1

 m

  1. son [since the Pyramid texts]
    • The Stela of Inhuretnakht, British Museum, Egyptian Antiquities 1783
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      t
      n&n&f zA
      f
      mr A19 i i
      f
      d
      b i
      jrt.n n.f zꜣ.f smsw.f mr(j).f dbj
      What his eldest beloved son Debi made for him.
  2. (rare) male child of an animal [18th dynasty]
  3. the succeeding decan after some decan
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Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Coptic: ⲥⲓ (si)
  • Akkadian: -sija- in [script needed] (har-sija-ēšu, Horus, son of Isis)
  • Ancient Greek: -σι- in Αρσιησις (Arsiēsis, Horus, son of Isis)
  • Ancient Greek: Σι- in Σισρω (Sisrō, the thirtieth decan)
  • Ancient Greek: Σι- in Σισεσμε (Sisesme, the twenty-fourth decan)
  • Ancient Greek: Σι- in Σικετ (Siket, the second decan)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

V16

 m

  1. protection [since the Pyramid Texts]
  2. a magic spell
  3. an amulet
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

G39 N21

 m

  1. a measure of area equivalent to one eighth of a sṯꜣt (arura) (about 345 square metres).
  2. (Late Period, in the direct genitive construction
    G39 N21
    Z1
    A H N21
    Z1
    (sṯꜣt-ꜣḥt)) Abbreviation of sṯꜣt (arura).
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

zA Z1 I14

 m

  1. (medicine) a product of an inflammation
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Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

zA Z1 F51

 m

  1. (medicine) a type of ulcer
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Etymology 6[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

zA
N36

 ?

  1. a god who personifies a certain body of water [Late Period]

Etymology 7[edit]

Verb[edit]

z
zA
A
  1. to fend off [Pyramid Texts]

Etymology 8[edit]

Verb[edit]

z
zA
A D54

3ae inf.

  1. Alternative transliteration of zꜣj.
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Etymology 9[edit]

Noun[edit]

V17

 m

  1. the object depicted in the hieroglyph, a type of shepherd’s mat
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Inflection[edit]

Etymology 10[edit]

Noun[edit]

V17 A1
Z2

 m

  1. guard
  2. troop of soldiers
  3. a association of people in some particular occupation
  4. group, division; rendered as φυλή (phulḗ) in Greek
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Etymology 11[edit]

Noun[edit]

V16

 m

  1. Used in reference to cattle. The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. A herd
    2. A barrier
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Etymology 12[edit]

Noun[edit]

V16

 m

  1. a title of some kind [18th dynasty]
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Alternative forms:

Etymology 13[edit]

Noun[edit]

V16 N21 N23
Z2

 m

  1. a type of field
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 14[edit]

Noun[edit]

V16
Z1

 m

  1. The object depicted in the hieroglyph
    V16
    . The meaning of this term is uncertain.
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Etymology 15[edit]

Verb[edit]

V16 A

3ae inf.

  1. Alternative transliteration of zꜣw.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction, ISBN 0-521-44384-9