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EVERYONE How many Somali words can we match with the Ancient Egyptians?

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EVERYONE How many Somali words can we match with the Ancient Egyptians?

Postby thelionwithfire » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:33 pm

Salam and Nabad to all,

How many words can we find in the past Egyptian language that directly ties to somali? That's what we'll be finding out here inshallah. Their are a few links already with numerous words but our hope in this thread is to find exactly what role did the somali language tie to the ancient egyptians. Is it pure coincidence due to proximity or languages on the same linguistic branch. We'll figure that out here.

Keep in mind the known meanings of the hieroglyphs are directly from their pictures and the rest is guess work.
For instance, a symbol of a rectangle with an opening was considered to be a house and the stick above was noted as a coloumn.'Coloumns are large so lets say it means 'great' and the rectangle could be a house so this means 'great house'. This is where the meaning of the word 'prA'a' for a pharoah was deciphered. A bit childish no?

Here we accept Coptic was used to find the lettering for most words but that is where it's linguistic use ends.
The ancient language is an abjad meaning itcarries no vowles except a few like -oo or -uu in qooley and -ee or -ay in nabaday.
* REMINDER *
'A' is C as in Cabdullahi
'P' is always B
'Dj' Is J as in Jir
'H' is an X as in xidig
'K' Can be Q'S
'Kh' is Q
'Th' nad 'T'' can be d as in duub or Dh as in dhagax
'R' can be an L too
'Y' can be -ay or -ey
The rules are simple. Scan the list of words, find a somali equivalent and post. Write in both ENGLISH AND SOMALI and if someone cannot translate for them. Stretching is allowed only to the degree of vowels being added and the first or last letters being excluded and above all, ALL connections must be logical, relevant and applicable.
If known somali-'egyptian' words are found other than those being discussed, minus the obvious ones circlation right now, add them in. GOOD LUCK and be creative. Language is a mystery afterall.


Round 1 Names, gods and symbols
Ancient egyptian = transliteration = meaning or common name

Kppr or Hppr = Qeper = Kheper. Come into being or develop.
Bty = Bity = Bee
Ntr = Neter = Neter. Divine, god or godly
Inpw = Anupu/Anupa = Anubis
Dhwty = Djehuti = Thoth. Ibis billed God. Name for ibis in somali?
MA't = Ma'at = Balance, justice, truth and Goddes of world
order in weather and people.
Nwt = Nut or Newet = Goddess of sky based on sky symbol beside name.
PrA'a = Pra'a or perra = 'Great house' Pharaoh

Thmhu = Themehu = Word beside pale skinned man thought to be
arab
Nhsu = Nehesu = Word beside dark skinned man thought to be
south sudanese/ nuba mountain
A'mu = Aamu = Word beside pale- yellow skinned man. Could be asian
Rth = Reth = Word beside then egyptian man. Can mean 'original' or something.

EXTRA
1) They -ey sound in the A. Egy hieroglyph is represented by a feather or head of a reed. Find a somali word for the reed plant, feather, or something similar.
2) Anubis is a dog. Find the somali word for the dog.

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Re: EVERYONE How many Somali words can we match with the Ancient Egyptians?

Postby thelionwithfire » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:37 am

pr'a i believe could be barahow in somali. The name seems pretty close and may have had the same meaning once upon a time.
Anubis or anpu van be hanbo, as in left overs in somali since thats what jackals eat.
Horus could be huur in somali and thoth can be dood for conversation??

Kind of odd there are words that always relate to the topic in question in somali with regard to ancient egypt. Not say somalis were them, i just think the language may be more similar than we've been lead to believe.
Punt is buun afterall which means horn in somali right?

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Re: EVERYONE How many Somali words can we match with the Ancient Egyptians?

Postby thelionwithfire » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:45 am

What about mahad for Ma'at?? Anyone thinks that fit? Here's a link of the video that got me thinking of how close ancient egyptian and somali must be. I've looked up each of these words too. They're all in hieroglyph dictionaries.



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