Format: Free Scanned PDF
Pages (PDF): 160
Publication Date: This translation by Samuel A. B. Mercer, 1920
This book is a short primer for those interested in learning Ancient Egyptian and who 'wish to overcome the first difficulties quickly and begin as soon as possible the reading of the easier texts.' It discusses the Nature of the Language and of its Script, Phonology, Prepositions and Conjunctions, Conditional forms, Syntax, and other forms of grammar. It also contains a list of hieroglyphs.