Egyptian hieroglyphic dictionary (1920) PDF by E. A. Wallis Budge

Egyptian hieroglyphic dictionary 

Egyptian hieroglyphic dictionary
Egyptian hieroglyphic dictionary 

with an index of English words, king list and geological list with indexes, list of hieroglyphic characters, Coptic and Semitic alphabets, etc.

It may be taken for granted that, from the time when Akerblad, Young and Champollion le Jeune laid the foundation of the science of Egyptology in the first quarter of the nineteenth century down to the present day, every serious student of Egyptian texts, whether hieroglyphic, hieratic or demotic, has found it necessary to compile in one form or another his own Egyptian Dictionary. 

In these days when we have at our disposal the knowledge which has been acquired during the last hundred years by the unceasing toil of the above-mentioned pioneers and their immediate Labours of followers — Birch, Lepsius, Brugsch, Chabas, Goodwin, Rouge and others — we are apt to underrate the difficulties which lexico- they met and overcame, as well as to forget how great is the debt which we owe to them. I, therefore, propose, before passing on to describe the circumstances under which the present Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary has been produced, to recall briefly the labours of the " famous men " who have preceded me in the field of Egyptian lexicography, and " who were honoured in their generations, and were the glory of their times."

The words, and added translations of them which are surprisingly correct considering the period when they were compiled. And both were able to read correctly the demotic equivalents of several Greek royal names, e.g., Alexander, Ptolemy and Berenice. 

Contents of volume 1
Dedication ' . . facing
List of Authorities quoted or referred to
List of Hieroglyphic Characters...
Coptic, Semitic, and Persian Cuneiform Alphabets
Egyptian Dictionary
List of Kings' Names.
List of Countries, Cities, Towns, etc.
Index of English Words
Index of Kings' Names.
Index of Geographical Names
Geographical Names in Coptic, Greek, Hebrew, Assyrian, Syriac
Arabic, etc
List of Coptic Words quoted in the Dictionary
List of non-Egyptian Words quoted in the Dictionary — Greek
Hebrew, Assyrian, Syriac, Arabic, etc....
List of Egyptian Hieroglyphic Characters in the Fount of
Messrs. Harrison and Sons; with Appendix.

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  • Author: E. A. Wallis Budge
  • Publication date:1920
  • Company:London: J. Murray

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