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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

by 2 horizontal lines thus 25 x 5 = 125; and by 3 horizontal lines thus:— 125 x 5 = 625
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5HWhen this character has a horizontal line under it it reduces it into the fourth degree, consequently it has but four connecting parts of speech.
6 HWhen it has two horizontal lines, it is reduced into the third degree and has but three connecting
7 Hparts of speech, and when it has three horizontal lines, it is reduced into the second degree and has but two connecting parts of speech.
8 HNo 8 shows this character dissected
H
9 HBeth place of happiness, purity, holiness & rest
HIata— see, saw seeing or having seen
HH Zub zool— oan— The first born, or the first man or father or fathers
HKi the compound of itoa see, saw= seeing or having seen
HHi The same as Beth
HAsh The same as Zub. Zool— oan
HHBethka the greatest place of happiness exceeding extending beyond This should be inserted between Iota and Zub zool oan
HAh brah— aam— a father of many nations a prince of peace, one who keeps the commandments of God. A patriarch a rightful heir, a highpriest
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by 2 horizontal lines thus 25 x 5 = 125; and by 3  horizontal lines thus:— 125 x 5 = 625
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5HWhen this character has a horizontal line under it  it reduces it into the fourth degree, consequent ly it has but four connecting parts of speech.
6 HWhen it has two horizontal lines, it is reduced into  the third degree and has but three connecting
7 Hparts of speech, and when it has three horizontal  lines, it is reduced into the second degree and  has but two connecting parts of speech.
8 H
H
8 HNo 8 shows this character dissected
H
9 HBeth man’s first residence, a fruitful place, &c
H
9 HBeth place of happiness, purity, holiness & rest
HIata— see, saw seeing or having seen
HH Zub zool— oan— The first born, or the first man  or fathers or fathers
HKi <the compound of itoa> see, saw= seeing or having seen
HHi The same as Beth
HAsh The same as Zub. Zool— oan
HHBethka the greatest place of happiness exceeding  extending beyond any thing This should be  inserted between Iota and Zub zool oan
HAh brah— aam— a father of many nations  a prince of peace, & one who keeps the  commandments of God. A patriarch a  rightful heir, a highpriest
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“Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language,” [Kirtland

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, OH, ca. July–ca. Dec. 1835]; handwriting of William W. Phelps

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; 34 pages; Kirtland Egyptian Papers, CHL.
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