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EGLYPTIONARY! The Egyptian Hieroglyphic Wiki Dictionary

"Hello, and welcome to the Eglyptionary. Yes, the Eglyptionary. I don't care if you don't know how to say it. Be creative.But on to whys and wherefores and whereforearts. It's impossible to have a truly comprehensive Middle Egyptian dictionary. Faulkner, for all his thoroughness, is terribly incomplete. Even the monolithic Wörterbuch is missing many entries, besides which it is now well and truly dated. There have been several attempts to create online resources, like word lists and PDF dictionaries, all of which are useful to a point, but they lack two important things. One is that they are reliant upon a single author or maintainer, which immediately limits the scholarship involved. One man cannot write an entire Wörterbuch, and one man cannot reference the entire ME language. On the other hand, they do not make proper use of their medium. On the Internet, there is no such thing as limited space. Faulkner and the Wörterbuch were limited by size - a printed book can only be so big before it is unwieldy. But on the Internet the pages can go on forever, and there is no reason why we can't list every known Egyptian word, and no reason why we can't list all the appearances of a given word..."

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