Hebrew and Hieroglyphs

Charles David Isbell cisbell at home.com
Sat Aug 18 18:33:34 EDT 2001


Peter wrote: "Hebrew mem (mayim) = water was originally the Egyptian wavy
line sign for water (pronounced n in Egyptian), and this shape, while lost
in Hebrew, is still discernable in our M."
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Peter, the modern cursive Hebrew form of MEM is exactly this "wavy" shape
you are describing.

Be well,

Charles




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