Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From Egyptian mwt-m-wjꜣ meaning "Mut is in the sacred barque" [1], from the name of the goddess Mut combined with wjꜣ "sacred barque" (a boat used to carry the dead to the afterlife). This name was borne by a wife of the pharaoh Thutmose IV. She was the mother of Amenhotep III.


Sources & References

  1. Ranke, Hermann. Die Ägyptischen Personennamen. J. J. Augustin, 1935, page 147.
Entry added June 9, 2023