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cladking Wrote:
> atul.seth Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------

> > Can you give some examples.

> There are many dozens of words for which the three
> categories of words are known for referents. I
> believe the most important is the word for CO2
> because it is key to understanding the only
> ancient writing that survives, the Pyramid Texts;
> What I call the scientific word is "I3.t-wt.t" and
> it means "risings begetter" because CO2 causes
> things to rise.
> What I call the colloquial word is "efflux". It
> is emitted by yeast and atum/ osiris.
> And what I call the vulgar term is "sweat".
> I sometimes suspect they called these three
> categories "ka", "ba", and "shadow" but can't seem
> to find enough evidence or workout the logic to be
> sure.
> It is the choice of these words that determines
> the meaning of a sentence. We simply say what we
> mean but they put their "thoughts" directly into
> words. Meaning was expressed through context.
> They defined a perspective and the meaning of
> every utterance was in this context.

Here are a few more;

nut, sky, granary
heka, observation, "magic"
3b3w, height (heaven), 81'
duat, 3gb, column

I believe there was some "play" in these especially in the vulgar term. While every word had one meaning the same word could appear in multiple categories. Every sentence included a word from each category. For instance the "m3t-wt.t" was the device that caught water at altitude and "mnti-irty" (the falcon that snatches things from mid-air) was the theory associated with it. Each of these words belonged to the scientific category but apparently could be colloquial from specific perspectives. By knowing the names of each of the words it was always apparent how it was used in a sentence. These names could be spelled out if not readily apparent (in its name of...).

Until there is a proper "translation" of the PT such things and the rules of grammar are difficult to discern. It must be retranslated to reflect author intent. At this time they haven't really "circumscribed the meaning" so much as circumcised and castrated it. The literal meaning is fairly close to author intent but otherwise it is most assuredly not reflective of what the author was thinking.

Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

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"wired reality" 1497 atul.seth 11-Dec-18 11:16
Re: "wired reality" 346 cladking 11-Dec-18 14:47
question 321 Warwick 11-Dec-18 19:35
Re: question 306 cladking 11-Dec-18 23:17
Re: question 312 Martin Stower 12-Dec-18 00:55
Re: question 291 cladking 12-Dec-18 01:55
Re: question 244 Warwick 12-Dec-18 17:04
Re: question 245 cladking 12-Dec-18 18:41
Re: "wired reality" 298 atul.seth 13-Dec-18 13:27
Re: "wired reality" 283 cladking 13-Dec-18 15:24
Re: "wired reality" 339 cladking 14-Dec-18 03:51
Re: "wired reality" 332 cladking 11-Dec-18 15:12
Re: "wired reality" 227 cladking 10-Mar-19 18:44
Re: "wired reality" 172 atul.seth 13-Mar-19 08:15
Re: "wired reality" 162 cladking 13-Mar-19 13:43
Re: "wired reality" 170 cladking 13-Mar-19 15:52
Re: "wired reality" 154 Warwick 13-Mar-19 16:12
Thanks! n/t 156 cladking 13-Mar-19 19:06
Re: Thanks! n/t 168 Warwick 13-Mar-19 19:09
Re: Thanks! n/t 161 cladking 15-Mar-19 13:40
??? 246 Warwick 15-Mar-19 17:13
Re: "wired reality" 294 cladking 12-Dec-18 01:45
Cart before the Horse 288 Warwick 12-Dec-18 17:16
Re: Cart before the Horse 333 cladking 12-Dec-18 18:13
Re: Cart before the Horse 294 eyeofhorus33 12-Dec-18 18:27
Re: Cart before the Horse 267 cladking 12-Dec-18 18:36
Re: Cart before the Horse 275 eyeofhorus33 12-Dec-18 18:39
Re: Cart before the Horse 287 cladking 12-Dec-18 18:53
Re: Cart before the Horse 299 cladking 12-Dec-18 19:09
this is a waste of time 339 Warwick 13-Dec-18 16:48
Re: this is a waste of time 285 cladking 13-Dec-18 20:01
Re: this is a waste of time 385 Warwick 15-Dec-18 20:49
Re: this is a waste of time 263 cladking 15-Dec-18 22:56
Re: this is a waste of time 274 Warwick 16-Dec-18 19:45
Re: this is a waste of time 272 cladking 16-Dec-18 20:20
Re: "wired reality" 277 atul.seth 13-Dec-18 14:17
Re: "wired reality" 294 cladking 13-Dec-18 20:24
Re: "wired reality" 328 Eddie Larry 14-Dec-18 01:36
Re: "wired reality" 274 cladking 14-Dec-18 02:04
Re: "wired reality" 305 Eddie Larry 14-Dec-18 03:52
Re: "wired reality" 275 cladking 14-Dec-18 04:10
Re: "wired reality" 296 Eddie Larry 14-Dec-18 04:20
Re: "wired reality" 299 cladking 14-Dec-18 14:16
Re: "wired reality" 268 Eddie Larry 15-Dec-18 23:56
Re: "wired reality" 280 cladking 16-Dec-18 00:19
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5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 287 eyeofhorus33 16-Dec-18 17:28
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 288 cladking 16-Dec-18 20:34
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 284 Warwick 17-Dec-18 17:01
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 245 cladking 17-Dec-18 18:47
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 287 eyeofhorus33 17-Dec-18 19:44
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 278 cladking 17-Dec-18 22:54
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 278 eyeofhorus33 18-Dec-18 17:37
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 280 Eddie Larry 18-Dec-18 20:08
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 285 cladking 20-Dec-18 23:25
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 289 Martin Stower 21-Dec-18 10:11
Re: 5th dynasty tomb discovered intact and unlooted 281 cladking 21-Dec-18 15:09
Re: "wired reality" 350 cladking 12-Dec-18 02:27
Re: "wired reality" 292 atul.seth 13-Dec-18 13:42
Re: "wired reality" -edited. 278 cladking 14-Dec-18 02:13
Re: "wired reality" 300 eyeofhorus33 12-Dec-18 18:08
Re: "wired reality" 283 cladking 14-Dec-18 16:44
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Re: "wired reality" 307 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 18:59
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Re: "wired reality" 277 cladking 20-Dec-18 23:09
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Re: "wired reality" 290 Warwick 19-Dec-18 15:26
Re: "wired reality" 284 cladking 20-Dec-18 20:04
Re: "wired reality" 333 Martin Stower 19-Dec-18 17:42
Re: "wired reality" 283 cladking 21-Dec-18 19:34
...And for what it's Worth 390 cladking 21-Dec-18 19:42

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