Ancient Egyptian Language and Vocabulary





PRONOUNCING VOCABULARY OF NAMES USED IN THE STORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

Aahmes (ah mes) Abydos (a-bi dos) Abyssinia (ab es-sin i-a) Akkad (ac cad) Achaemenes (a-kam en-ez) Achaemenides (ak-a-men i-dez) Achmet (ac met) Adonis (a-do nis) Afghan (af gan) Afghanistan (af-gan is-tan) Aga-Mohammed (ag ga mo-ham med) Agathocles (a-gath o-klez) Ahasuerus (a-has u-a-rus) Ahmed Mirza (ah mad mir za) Ahriman (ah ri-man) Ahura-mazda (a-hoo ra maz da) Amalekites (am a-lek-ites) Amenemhat (a-men em-hat) Amenhotep (a-men ho-tep) Ammonites (am mun-ites) Amraphel (am ra-fel) Amyitis (a-me i-tis) Antioch (an ti-ok) Anu (an oo) Apis (a pis) Ararat (ar a-rat) Armenia (ahr-me ni-a) Arsaces (ar-sa sez) Artabanus (ar-ta-ba nus) Artaxerxes (ar-tak-zerk zes) Arvad (ahr vad) Aryan (ahr yan) Ashdod (ash dod) Assouan (as-soo an) Assur (as sur) Assurbanipal (as sur ban i pal) Assyria (as-sir i-a) Astarte (as-tahr te) Astyages (as-ty a-jez) Atabeg (at a-beg) Athothis (a-thoth is) Avaris (a-va ris)

Baal (bale) Babylon (bab i-lon) Bactria (bac tre-a) Bakhtiaris (bak te-ar -iz) Bashi-Bazouks (bash i ba-zookz) Bedouin (bed oo-en or bed oo-in) Bel (bel) Belshazzar (bel-shaz zar) Berosus (ba-ro sus) Botta (bot a) Bubastite (bu bas-tite) Byblos (bib los)

Cadesia (ka-de ze-a) Cadiz (kah deth) Cairo (ki ro) Cambyses (kam-bi sez) Canaan (ca nan) Carthage (kahr thage) Chaldaea (kal-de a) Chedor-laomer (ked or la o-mer) Chosroes (kos ro-ez) Cleopatra (kle-o-pa tra) Croesus (kre sus) Cunaxa (ku-nax a) Cyaxares (si-ax a-rez) Cyrene (si-re ne) Cyrus (si rus)

Darius (da-ri us) Deioces (de-i o-kez) Dido (di do) Diodorus (di-o-do rus)

Ea (e a) Ecbatana (ek-bat a-na) Edomites (e dom-ites) Elam (e lam) Elamites (e lam-ites) Elissa (e-lis sa) En-lil (en lel) Epiphanes (ep i-pha nez) Erech (e rek) Eridu (er i-du) Esarhaddon (e sar had don) Eth-baal (eth ba el) Euergetes (u-ehr-ghe tez) Euphrates (yu-fra tez)

Fayoum (fi-oom')

Gaza (ga za) Gizeh (ge ze) Gomates (go-mah tez)

Hamath (ha math) Hamilcar (ha-mil kar) Hamites (ham ites) Hammurabi (ham mur-ah-be) Hannibal (han i-bal) Hanno (han o) Harpagus (hahr pa-gus) Hasdrubal (has dru-bal) Herat (her-at) Herodotus (he-rod o-tus) Hezekiah (hez-e-ki ah) Hierakonpolis (he-a-ra-kon po-lis) Himera (him er-a) Hippocrates (hip-poc ra-tez) Hiram (hi ram) Hittite (hit tite) Horemheb (ho rem heb) Hormuz (hor muz) Hyksos (hik sos)

Isdigerd (iz di-gerd) Ishbosheth (ish-bo shethe) Ishtar (Ish tar) Isis (i sis) Ismail (is-ma-el)

Jebusites (jeb us-ites) Jehoahaz (je-hoa haz) Jeremiah (jer-e-mi ah) Jezebel (jez e-bel)

Kadesh (kad esh) Karchemish (kahr kem-ish) Karnak kar nak) Kassite (kas site) Kazar (ka-zahr) Kengi (keng i) Khalifa (ka lif-a) Khalupsaru (ka loop-sah ru) Khartoum (kar-toom) Khedive (ka-dev) Khufu (koo foo) Kimmerians (kim-mer i-ans) Kish (kish) Kobad (ko bad) Kochome (ko-cho me) Kudur-lagamar (kud ur lag a-mar) Kudur - nankhundi kud ur nank hoon-di)

Lagash (la gash) Layard la ard) Lebanon (leb a-non) Lesseps (la sep; Eng., les eps) Libya lib e-a) Lugal-zag-gisi (lu gal zag gi si) Luliya (lu-li ya) Luxor (luks or) Lydia (lid i-a)

Magian (ma je-an) Mahdi ma de) Mamelukes (mam e-lukz) Manetho (man e-tho) Marduk (mar duk) Maroetis (ma ro-e tis) Medea (me-de a) Media (me de-a) Medjliss (medg liss) Megiddo (me-jid do) Melkarth (mel karth) Memphis (mem fis) Menes (me nes) Mer-en-ptah (mer en tah) Merenra (me-ren rah) Merodach (me-ro dak) Mesopotomia (mes o-po-ta mi-a) Moabites (mo ab-ites) Moloch (mo lok) Muzaffir-al-din (muz-af ir al din)

Nabonidos (na bo-ne dos) Nabopolassar (na bo-po-las sar) Nadirkuli (nah der-koo le) Naram-sin (nar am sin) Nasr-el-Mulk (nahs r el moolk) Nebuchadnezzar (neb u-kad-nez zar) Nectanebus (nec-ta-ne bus) Nepherites (ne-pher i-tez) Nineveh (nin e-ve) Ninus (ni nus) Nippur (nip ur) Nitokris (ni-to kris) Nothus (no thus)

Ochus (o kus) Ophir (o fer) Ormuzd (or-muzd)

Papyrus (pa-pi rus) Pasha (pa-sha) Pepy (pep i) Persepolis (per-sep o-lis) Petra (pe trah) Pharaoh (fa ro or fa ra-o) Philistines (fi-lis tines) Phoenicia (fe-nish i-a) Piankhi (pi-ank i) Psammetichus (sam-met i-kus) Ptah (tah) Ptolemy (tol e-mi) Pul (pul) Pygmalion (pig-ma li-on)

Rameses (ra-me sez) Rhodope (rod o-pe)

Saladin (sal a-din) Sapor (sa por) Sarchedon (sar-ked don) Sardanapalus (sar da-na-pa lus) Sardis (sar dis) Sargon (sar gon) Sassanian (sas-sa ne-an) Scythia (sith i-a) Seleucidae (se-leu si-da) Seleucus (se-leu kus) Semiramis (se-mir a-mis) Semite (sem it) Semites (sem ites) Sennacherib (sen-nak er-ib) Sesostris (se-sos tris) Sethos (seth os) Seti (se ti) Set-necht (set nekt) Severus (se-ve rus) Shah (shah) Shalmaneser (shal ma-ne ser) Shashanq (sha shank) Sheiks (sheks; Arabic, shak) Shinar (shi nar) Shishak (shish ak) Sidon (si don) Sinai (si ni) Sirdar (ser-dar) Smerdis (smer dis) Soter (so ter) Soudan (soo dan) Suakim (swa kim) Suez (soo-ez) Sumer (su mer) Sumu-abi (su mu ah be) Susa (soo sa) Syria (sir i-a)

Tabriz (tah-brez) Tanite (tay-nit) Tarshish (tar shish) Teheran (te-hran) Tel-el-Amarna (tel el a-mahr na) Tewfik (tu fik) Thebais (the ba-is) Thebes (thebz) Thothmes (thoth mes) Tiglathpileser (tig lath pi-les er) Tigris (ti gris) Tirhakah (tir ha-kah) Tomyris (tom i-ris) Turanian (tu-ra ni-an) Tyre (tire)

Uenephes (u-en e-feez) Ur (er) Urukagina (oo roo kah gi na) Usertesen (u-sert e-sen) Utica (yu ti-ca)

Valerian (va-le ri-an)

Wolseley (woolz li)

Xerxes (zerk zez) Xoite (zoi teh)

Zama (zah ma) Zarathustra (za-ra-thoos tra) Zend-Avesta (zend a-ves ta) Zenobia (ze-no bi-a) Zoroaster (zo-ro-as ter)






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