Egyptian

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Egyptian texts & symbolisms contain lots of oddities. Many may be secret puns & jokes by the aristocrats, especially since homonyms are a central feature of Egyptian hieroglyphic script. You’ll also be surprised how many words are shared between Egyptian & Semitic dialects.

There seems to be no direct continuity to modern spooks, but I still suspect the Egyptian god-kings of proto-spookery.

Please read the introduction to Egyptian.

Dagon

means “fish” & “cloaked”, and wears a fish cloak

Egyptian word root √bỉȝ

Egyptian word root √kȝp

Egyptian word root √mȝˤ

Egyptian word root √ˤf

Egyptian word root √ˤfn

Egyptian word root √ḏbȝ

Egyptian word root √ḫpr

Fasces

mean “breaking” & “alotting”

Introduction to Egyptian

and hieroglyphic script

Mitsraim

means Egypt, but is spelled like “the slaves”

Number 2

literally means “duplicate” & “disguise”

Phoenician

means “finance” & “fraud”, derived from “exchangers of accounts”

Phoenix

puns with “double-neck”, “curved-beak”, “returned-life”

Punny names of Egyptian gods

all have meanings that correspond to the animal heads

Semitic word root √nks

Semitic word root √pn

stands for “curving”, “turning”, “changing”

Seth the Egyptian god

is evil, as he puns with “attacker”, “disorder”, “lead astray”

Son of Ra

can be read as “secret custodian”

Tree of Life

puns with “tree of families”, and “wrapped inside a show”