X. Loaves and Cakes

X. Loaves and Cakes

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  X1 𓏏 flat loaf

Log. transliteration, “bread”.

Phon. transliteration.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “god’s father (title)”.

(group-writing) mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Phon. transliteration.

  X2 𓏐 tall loaf

Det. bread.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Det. food.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Thoth”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Geb”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Anubis”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “god’s father (title)”.

  X3 𓏑 tall loaf

Use as mdw-nTr X2.

Use as mdw-nTr N34.

  X4 𓏒 roll of bread

Det. bread, food.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Log. or det. transliteration, “cake”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr W3 [Det. feast].

  X4a 𓏓 roll of bread Use as mdw-nTr X4.
  X4b 𓏔 roll of bread Use as mdw-nTr X4.
  X5 𓏕 hieratic roll of bread

Use as mdw-nTr X4 [Det. bread, food].

Use as mdw-nTr X4 [Phon. det. transliteration].

  X6 𓏖 round loaf

Log. or det. transliteration, “loaf”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

  X6a 𓏗 round loaf Use as mdw-nTr X6.
  X7 𓏘 half-loaf

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Log. or det. transliteration, “eat”.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Det. eat.

Det. transliteration, “food offerings”.

  X8 𓏙 conical loaf

Log. transliteration, “give”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “give”.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “give!”.

Phon. transliteration.

mdw-nTr Log. * transliteration, “provisions”.

  X8a 𓏚 hieratic conical loaf Use as mdw-nTr X8.
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