Description: A string wound on a stick.
Category: Rope, fibre, baskets, bags [Gardiner V]
Basic Form: tall narrow
Tag: stickstring, cordvaria
Type: simple
Suggested to be a reeling stick.

Borghouts, J. F. (2010), Egyptian: an introduction to the writing and language of the Middle Kingdom, 2 vols. Egyptologische Uitgaven 24, page 150, note 2
Gardiner, Alan Henderson (1957), Egyptian grammar being an introduction to the study of hieroglyphs, 3rd, revised edition, page 524
Gardiner  V24
Hieroglyphica  V24
Jsesh  V24
Unicode  U+13397 𓎗
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Please cite as: Sign TSL_1_6363 <http://thotsignlist.org/mysign?id=6363>, in: Thot Sign List <http://thotsignlist.org>,
edited by Université de Liège and Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Creator: TSL
Editor(s): J. Grotenhuis, L. Seelau, S.D. Schweitzer, A. Weber
phonemogram (1 function(s))
Phonetic value Semantic value Use
wD > wd regular


wD sw Raw n Hr snm
May the sun command him to the one who is over the food supply

wDD n=f sAw Tw rw pr wD n=f sAw Tw rw
to whom is commanded: "Guard yourself against the lion!", to whom the command went forth: "Guard yourself against the lion!"

wD.n sw gbb m twA m njw.t
Geb has commanded him as an inferior one in the town

mH n=k SA.w jAx n=k wDb.w
the marshes shall be filled for you, the shores shall be flooded for you
Nemtiemsaf I Merenre I

jr gr.t (j)x.t-nb(.t) wD.n Hm=f jr=(j) n=f st
Moreover, as for everything that His Majesty ordered, I did it for him.
Mentuhotep II Nebhepetre (complete reign)

smA.n(=j) n=k tA.wj mj wD.t.n bA.w [...] Aw.t-jb nb
For you I united the two lands like that which the powers commanded [...] all joy.
Mentuhotep II Nebhepetre (complete reign)

swd.n=(j) wp(w).t=(j) n zA=j jw=(j) anx.k(wj)
I handed over my task to my son while I was still alive,
12th Dynasty

Dd mAa.n wj Hm n nb nTr pn Hr(.y)-tp tA.wy wD kA.t
saying: The majesty of the lord, this god, chief of the two lands, sent me, commanding the work
Senwosret I Kheperkare

pH.n=j Abw mj wDD.tt sn=j tA n nb qbH.w
I reached Elephantine, as commanded, so that I may kiss the earth for the lord of the first cataract.
Amenemhat II Nebukaure

[...] r jt.w Hr(.j).w-tp.w mAa-xrw m wsx.t gb Taw nDm r Sr.t=j ssn=j st Xr wD=k n xnsw ms.w jdj
[...] more than (those of) the forefathers, justification in the hallways of Geb, and the sweet breath to my nose so that I may breathe the smell of it according to that which you order to Khonsu, born of Idi.
13th Dynasty

HD nbw mj Say n wDb.w
Silver and gold are like the sand of the riverbanks.
Amenhotep IV / Akhenaten Neferkheperure

jr.w wD.n=j
What I ordered will be done.
19th Dynasty
Gardiner, Alan Henderson (1957), Egyptian grammar being an introduction to the study of hieroglyphs, 3rd, revised edition, page 524
Creator: TSL
Editor(s): J. Grotenhuis

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