“Egyptian Language: phonetic system and pronunciation” – part I

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AMNTE NOFRE (Amentet Neferet)

We are very glad to present you the first part of our study
“Egyptian Language: phonetic system and pronunciation”
dedicated to the study and reconstruction of the phonetic system and the pronunciation of the Ancient Egyptian language.

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Also available on the web-site academia.edu:

https://www.academia.edu/8123139/Egyptian_Language_phonetic_system_and_pronunciation_-_part_I

 

 The conventional pronunciation, as it is written at the beginning of every grammar of hieroglyphs, is simply a conventional reading invented by the scholars (the “e” between the consonants and the reading of the glides, like the “3” and the “w”, as fixed vowels, as it is for example for “Netjer/Netjeru” and for the names of the Gods such as ‘Heru’, ‘Aset’, ‘Djehuty’ and so on), and it does not reflect the real pronunciation of the Egyptian language: only thanks to the Coptic and to the transliteration of Egyptian words in other languages it is…

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