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

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

Egyptian Alphabet, first degree
No.Character
1HBeth= Be=eth This character is on the first degree It has an arbitrary sound or signification which is Beth; and also a compound sound which is Za, and comprises one simple sentince for its signifacation It is only increased or lessened in its signification by its connection with other characters. one connection with another character, gives it a compound signification, or enlarges the sentence: Two connections increases its signification still: Three increases it still: Four increases still. and five still, This is as far as a sentence can be carried in the first degree. In its arbitrary sound it may have more sounds than one, but can not have more than five sounds. When it is compounded with others, it can only have one sound.
2HIota or Ki Every character in this alphabet is subject to the above restrictions
3H 1Zub-Zoaol-oan
4HKi compounded
5HOan compound
The signification of Beth is man’s first residence of Iota— The eye; of Zub-Zaol, Oan, The begining of time;
6HAh= broam— The Father of the faithful. The first right— The elder
HKiAhbroam: That which goes before, until an other time, or a change by appointment, The first, faithful, or father, or fathers.
7HIota metahack ah que— a mark of distinction
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Egyptian Alphabet, first degree
No.Character
1HBeth= <Be=eth> This character is found on the fi[r]st degree  It has an arbitrary sound or signification  which is Beth; and also a compound sound  which is Za, and comprises one simple  sentince for its signifacation It is only  increased or lessened in its signification by its  connection with other characters. one connec tion with another character, gives it a  compound signification, or enlarges the sen tence: Two connections increases its signi fication still: Three increases it still: Four  increases still. and five still, This is as far  as a sentence can be carried in the first  degree. In its arbitrary sound it may  have more sounds than one, but can not  have more than five sounds. When it is com pounded with others, it can only have one sound.
2HIota or Ki Every character in this alphabet is subject  to the above restrictions
3H <1>Zub-Zoaol-oan
4HKi compounded
5HOan compound
The signification of Beth is man’s first residence  of Iota— The eye; of Zub-Zaol, Oan,  The begining of time;
6HAh=brah broam— <The> Father of the faithful. The first  right— The elder
HKiAhbroam: That which goes before, until an  other time, or a change by appointment,  The first, faithful, or father, or fathers.
7HIota metahack ah que— a mark of distinction
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, OH, ca. July–ca. Dec. 1835]; handwriting of William W. Phelps

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