This article deals in more detail with the word
from pBerlin 23040 col x + 10, 1, for which the meaning ‘blind’ has been suggested. The main aim will therefore be the proof of an etymological relationship of this word with
This paper gives an overview of plays on words with the Egyptian irp ‘wine’. In total, seven examples could be found, which are introduced individually and, as much as possible, reduced to origins related to sounds. The relatively large number of plays on words built with irp ‘wine’ can be explained by the importance of wine in cultural history.
During my current work on the Egyptian Etymological Word Catalogue (EEWC, ongoing since summer 1994), it has become possible to identify a great number of new lexical correspondences between Egyptian and its vast Afro-Asiatic (Semito-Hamitic) kindred. The series of papers “Aegyptio-Afroasiatica” has been started in 1995 for reporting these results. The numbering of etymological entries is continuous beginning from my very first report.