PERSONAL PRONOUNS Sing . 1. c . Lw (?) later wt . Pl . 1. c. n . Du . a. m. kw . 2 . C . 1n . 2 . C. tny .
f. tn . 3. m . *fy, surviving only 3. m. in,early lost, 3. c..fny . in a
See also:special except as verbal
See also:form. suffix . f . *St surviving as 3 . C . From these are derived the suffixes, which are shortened forms attached to nouns to
See also:express the possessor, and to verbs to express the subject . In the latter case the verb was probably in the participle, so that .fdmii-Ln, " they hear," is literally "
See also:hearing are they." The singular suffixes are: (I) c.-t; (2) M . -k, f . -t; (3) m . -f, f .
-S;—the dual and plural have no special forms . Anotherseries of absolute pronouns is: (2) m . Iwt, tw; f. tmt, tm; (3) m. fwt, t!w; f. slt, it . Of these twt, tint, &c., are emphatic forms . Many of the above absolute pronouns were almost obsolete even in the Old
See also:Kingdom . In ordinary texts some survive, especially as
See also:objects of verbs, namely, wi, tw, tn, sw, st . The suffixes of all numbers and persons except the dual were in full use throughout, to Coptic; sn, however, giving way to a new suffix, -w, which
See also:developed first in the New Kingdom . Another absolute pronoun of the first
See also:person is
See also:ink, APfOK, like Heb. tut . It is associated with a series for the second and third persons: nt-k, nt-t, nt f, nt-in, &c.; but from their
See also:history, use and form, it seems probable that the last are of later formation, and are not to be connected with the Semitic pronouns (chiefly of the 2nd person) resembling them .
OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON
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