Egyptian Grammar (Dictionary) by Sir Alan Henderson Gardiner PDF

By Sir Alan Henderson Gardiner

ISBN-10: 0900416351

ISBN-13: 9780900416354

Even supposing the 1st version of the examine seemed over seventy years in the past, Gardiner's Egyptian Grammar continues to be the main accomplished presentation of heart Egyptian to be had, and continues to be an important reference device for all complicated paintings within the language. the most recent, 3rd, variation, seemed in 1957 and is now in its 10th reprinting. After every one new section of grammar the learner is given a suite of workouts, and the e-book additionally comprises precious assets comparable to an inventory of hieroglyphic indicators and data in regards to the improvement of the language.

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For the reading see ~a DE BUCK i. 46, a. n xxxv ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS p. 495, 0 21. IJnI is used also as a more general word for 'temple', 'chapel', WO. iii. 465, 6, masc. in Urk. iv. 734, 15; 743, 7. p. 498, 0 48. After Use as last insert: Phon. :'. mont' carnelian', see YEA 38, 13. 499, P 8. The existence of variants of the prenomen ( 0C7 giving 17 (see n. 4 and \VINLOCK, PI. 40, 5; 41, 9. 17; 42, 19) shows that 1 there represents a feminine word which, in spite of Sethe's view JlZ. 62, 3 foIL, can only be ~ 1 {zPt 'oar', see below Aa 5, n.

The climax was, however, reached by H orapoHo, a native of Upper Egypt who flourished in the second ha1f of the fifth century. His treatise H£erog'lyphica, written probably in Coptic but surviving only in a Greek translation, combines correct notions of the meanings of many hieroglyphic signs with the most grotesque allegorical reasons for those meanings. Thus, the goose ~ symbolizes' son' because of that bird's intense love of its offspring, the hare ~ serves to write the word for' open' because the hare's eyes always remain open, and so forth.

2 add: Sim. £6. 109, 17. p. 466, F 46, n. I, 1. S. Delete the reference Saqq. fifast. i. 2. Cerny notes that dbJl here means, not the weight, but a basket or box, see Wb. v. 437, 16. p. 470, G 26, 1. I. For Det. read Ideo. p. 470, G 27, n. 2. A damaged, but certain, ex. of [dsJr 'flamingo' in the Ramesseum Onomasticon, see AEO. i. 9. p. 470, G 29. The Latin name of the jabiru should have been given as Mycteria ephippiorhYllcus seu senegalensis, SHAW; and in n. I for 30, 1. read 30, 12. p. 481, M 19, The sign ~ is more completely explained by M.

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