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."
Peter, the modern cursive Hebrew form of MEM is exactly this "wavy" shape
you are describing.

Be well,


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