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Headword: *tonefe/rswfris
Adler number: tau,762
Translated headword: Tonephersophris, Tonefersofris
Vetting Status: high
A king of Egypt.
Greek Original:
*tonefe/rswfris: basileu\s *ai)gu/ptou.
See epsilon 3399, where the name is given, more plausibly, as Nefersofris preceded by the neuter definite article to/.
The word nefer, which means good, pleasant or beautiful, is often used as prefix in Ancient Egyptian composite proper nouns, including names of Pharaohs (and their wives, e.g. Nefertari, Nefertiti. Beyond that, for an argument that this individual is the controversial eighteenth-dynasty pharaoh Akhneten, see Fabien Hertier, ENiM 5 (2012) 115-117.
Keywords: biography; constitution; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 18 August 2007@09:30:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked note; modified keywords) on 19 August 2007@07:04:57.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 20 August 2007@14:33:43.
David Whitehead (more tweaking) on 23 January 2008@09:58:55.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@06:33:23.
David Whitehead (expanded note, at the prompting of Marc Gabolde) on 9 August 2014@05:50:58.


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