Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language, circa July–circa November 1835

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Egyptian Alphabet Second Degree
No. Character
1 H This character on the second degree has an arbitrary sound = All <Beth> This character, that is the character of the second degree, is designated from characters of the first degree by the manner of its being inserted in the compound: as follows: when it is connected it has the signification of the second degree; and when disconnected from the names of other places, it stands for the original sound of Kal=si doanhiask Kah=oan <for Chaldee> And it should be known, as being in the second degree, in order to vary the verbs, prepositioins participles conjunctions, and adverbs: All names of rivers, seas, of lands of hills, and of mountains should be preserved in their order according to their degrees, from the first For instance, the first connection should be called Jugos, which signifies verb or action: and the second conneton should be called Ka=Jugos, which is a variation, according to the signification of the second degree: Kah Jugos sould <be> preserved in the second degree. It signifies an action passed: The third connection is called Kah pr=ga=os, which signifies an action to be receved or <to> come to pass. The fourth connection is called Ka=os-Ju which signifies connection and the fifth is called Ka-os=Juga=os and is used to qualify according to the signification of the fifth degree. whether for prepositions, verbs, adve[r]bs &c.
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Egyptian Alphabet Second Degree
No. Character
1 = Beth This character, that is the character of the second degree, is designated from characters of the first degree by the manner of its being inserted in the compound: as follows: when it is connected it has the signification of the second degree; and when disconnected from the names of other places, it stands for the original sound of Kah=oan for Chaldee And it should be known, as being in the second degree, in order to vary the verbs, prepositioins participles conjunctions, and adverbs: All names of rivers, seas, of lands of hills, and of mountains should be preserved in their order according to their degrees, from the first For instance, the first connection should be called Jugos, which signifies verb or action: and the second conneton should be called Ka=Jugos, which is a variation, according to the signification of the second degree: Kah Jugos sould be preserved in the second degree. It signifies an action passed: The third connection is called Kah pr=ga=os, which signifies an action to be receved or to come to pass. The fourth connection is called Ka=os-Ju which signifies connection and the fifth is called Ka-os=Juga=os and is used to qualify according to the signification of the fifth degree. whether for prepositions, verbs, adverbs &c.
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