Medu neter -the divine words (Egyptian Hieroglyphics)


The Ancient Egyptians called their writing medu neter also transliterated as mdw ntr or medw netcher or medu netcher. Medu neter means 'dinine words'-medu is words ,neter is god,godly,dinine. Sacred writing was written in various ways in Egyptian Hieroglyphics.Here are two of them.
Now let's see what each of the symbol stands for.
plural of nouns Notice the three sticks (staffs) in the second variant.Repeating  symbols marked the plural in Ancient Egyptian.So,here the md symbol means word and is repeated three times thus meaning words.

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Tribal Chef9 said...

My little 5 year old asked me to write MDW NTR in hieroglyphics, I had to look at a picture because I forgot......came here

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