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Kemetic words are listed in alphabetical order with their English transliterations.   Each word's entry includes its pronunciation, meaning, hieroglyphs, and transliteration. Clickable links to associated words in this glossary and the House of Netjer's "Glossary of the Names" are also included for convenience. To make the pages load faster, the Kemetic Glossary is divided alphabetically into separate pages. If you would like to browse the pages, click on the following links:

If you prefer to look up a specific word, click on one of the following words to go directly to its entry:

A
Amen (Amun)
Am-mit (Am-mut)
Ankh, Udja, Seneb
Aset
AUS

B
ba
Bast

D
deshret
Djehuty
Dua Netjer!
Dua Netjer en-ek
Dua Netjer en-etj
Dua Netjer en-ten (Dua Netjer en-tjen)

E
Em hotep!

H
heka
hem-Netjer

 

Hemet
hemet-Netjer
henu
Heret
Heru
Heru-sa-Aset
Her-wer
hery-hebet
hery-sesheta
Hethert
Hotep!
Hotep Netjer em shabu her imenty her iabty

I
Ii-wy em hotep!
Imakhu
Imy-set'a
It-Netjer

K
ka
Kai-Imakhu
Kemet
Khepera

 

M
ma'at (the concept)
Ma'at (the Name of Netjer)
Mut
Mut-Netjer

N
Nebt-Het
Nefertem
Nekhtet!
Netjer
Netjeret
Nisut
Nisut-bity
Nit

P
Per-a'a
Ptah

R
Ra
remetj

S
sahu


saq
sebau
sedjauty
Sekhmet
setem
Senebty!
senut
Serqet
Set
Shemsu
Shemsu-ankh
Sokar

T
Ta-meri

U
udjat

W
w'ab
Wep Ronpet
Wesir

Y
Yinepu

 

 

References

(Wb.) Erman, Adolf, and Hermann Grapow (eds.) Wörterbuch der Ägyptischen Sprache. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1963.
Faulkner, Raymond O. A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian. Oxford: Griffith Institute, 1991.
Hannig, Ranier. Großes Handwörterbuch Deutsch - Ägyptisch. Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 2000.
Many thanks to Her Holiness the Nisut (AUS) for Her help with this Glossary.

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