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Let's make sure you and I are looking at the same image:
M series
Sedge: M23
Lotus: M12

Why the sedge represents the king is not really understood. Madeleine Danes explored this topic recently and I think we did ok to come up with something. Off-hand I cannot pin (n)sw on a number.

The semi-circle is a bread loaf (bread = "t") and that is also the sound value of it.
neswt. By adding this "t" you are turning the noun king into an adjective whose companion noun is feminine. Egyptian adjectives which come from nouns or prepositions are called "nisbes"

The zigzag line is the water symbol and in Egyptian it made the sound "n"...Nswt.
This "n" was probably also thought of as a nisbe, in this case an adjective made from the preposition "of"
The actual way to spell is "nj"...belonging/of.

So Nj-Swt Meh...Cubit "of the Sedge" or better cubit of he "to whom the sedge belongs".



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 20-Mar-18 15:13 by Manu.

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Encoded in PI--- 1562 PhiPIandI 16-Mar-18 03:13
Re: Encoded in PI--- 298 PhiPIandI 16-Mar-18 03:40
Re: Encoded in PI--- 274 M. J. Thomas 16-Mar-18 06:51
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 285 PhiPIandI 16-Mar-18 11:37
Really? 237 Sirfiroth 16-Mar-18 13:51
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 241 M. J. Thomas 16-Mar-18 19:01
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 170 cladking 16-Mar-18 20:50
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 222 Manu 16-Mar-18 21:11
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 200 molder 16-Mar-18 22:46
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 200 molder 17-Mar-18 04:11
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 239 Manu 17-Mar-18 16:29
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 199 M. J. Thomas 17-Mar-18 16:51
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 181 Sirfiroth 17-Mar-18 18:29
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 205 M. J. Thomas 17-Mar-18 19:05
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 199 Sirfiroth 17-Mar-18 20:33
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 196 M. J. Thomas 17-Mar-18 21:27
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 240 M. J. Thomas 17-Mar-18 08:48
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 217 cladking 17-Mar-18 13:47
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 175 molder 18-Mar-18 12:47
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 173 Manu 18-Mar-18 16:40
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 180 M. J. Thomas 18-Mar-18 17:09
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 225 Manu 18-Mar-18 19:18
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 220 M. J. Thomas 19-Mar-18 10:49
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 216 DavidK 19-Mar-18 11:28
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 208 Manu 19-Mar-18 14:19
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 170 M. J. Thomas 19-Mar-18 17:49
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 198 Manu 19-Mar-18 18:14
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 178 M. J. Thomas 19-Mar-18 18:49
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 162 Manu 19-Mar-18 19:05
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 185 Audrey 20-Mar-18 01:06
Re: Encoded in PI---EGYPT & PI & Moon 184 molder 19-Mar-18 05:12
Harold @ "2-Pi-R" 207 Dr. Troglodyte 16-Mar-18 16:18
Re: Harold @ "2-Pi-R" 230 MDaines 16-Mar-18 17:19
Re: Encoded in PI--- 176 cladking 16-Mar-18 16:28
Re: Encoded in PI--- 209 Manu 16-Mar-18 16:45
Re: Encoded in PI--- 203 DavidK 18-Mar-18 01:19
Re: Encoded in PI--- 247 PhiPIandI 18-Mar-18 04:08
Re: Encoded in PI--- 214 M. J. Thomas 18-Mar-18 08:41
Re: Encoded in PI--- 177 DavidK 18-Mar-18 12:19
Re: Encoded in PI--- 172 M. J. Thomas 18-Mar-18 16:13
Re: Encoded in PI--- 183 DavidK 18-Mar-18 17:00
Re: Encoded in PI--- 349 rodz111 18-Mar-18 04:58
Re: Encoded in PI--- 207 M. J. Thomas 18-Mar-18 16:21
Re: Encoded in PI--- 153 DavidK 18-Mar-18 17:22
Re: Encoded in PI--- 358 rodz111 25-Mar-18 19:44
Re: Encoded in PI--- 192 molder 25-Mar-18 21:53
Re: Encoded in PI--- 206 rodz111 18-Mar-18 17:26
Re: Encoded in PI--- 204 M. J. Thomas 18-Mar-18 17:55
Re: Encoded in PI--- 202 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:40
Re: Encoded in PI--- 177 Manu 19-Mar-18 19:21
Re: Encoded in PI--- 201 DavidK 19-Mar-18 20:12
Re: Encoded in PI--- 192 Manu 19-Mar-18 20:49
Re: Encoded in PI--- 171 M. J. Thomas 20-Mar-18 01:24
Re: Encoded in PI--- 215 Manu 20-Mar-18 03:10
Re: Encoded in PI--- 149 DavidK 19-Mar-18 20:58
Re: Encoded in PI--- 216 Manu 19-Mar-18 21:18
Re: Encoded in PI--- 209 DavidK 20-Mar-18 12:01
Re: Encoded in PI--- 203 Manu 20-Mar-18 20:50
Re: Encoded in PI--- 232 DavidK 22-Mar-18 14:04
Re: Encoded in PI--- 213 magisterchessmutt 28-Mar-18 01:13
Re: Encoded in PI--- 204 DavidK 28-Mar-18 06:55
Re: Encoded in PI--- 193 magisterchessmutt 28-Mar-18 13:38
Re: Encoded in PI--- 192 DavidK 29-Mar-18 11:02
Re: Encoded in PI--- 224 rodz111 30-Mar-18 19:40
Re: Encoded in PI--- 241 DavidK 20-Mar-18 23:26
Re: Encoded in PI--- 194 drew 31-Mar-18 00:30
Re: Encoded in PI No. 33 294 ajfriman 31-Mar-18 19:55
Re: Encoded in PI No. 33 240 PhiPIandI 04-Apr-18 23:29
Re: Encoded in PI No. 33 247 PhiPIandI 09-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Encoded in PI No. 33 193 rodz111 11-Apr-18 18:30
Re: Encoded in PI--- 193 rodz111 12-Apr-18 22:09
Re: Encoded in PI--- 205 rodz111 14-Apr-18 01:03
Re: the astronomical cubit codes the tropical year 239 rodz111 15-Apr-18 20:03
Re: Encoded in PI--- 272 rodz111 17-Apr-18 20:36


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