noun, often capitalized \ˈäk\

Definition of akh



Egyptian religion

  1. :  the spirit of a deceased person conceived as gloriously transfigured so as to reflect the deeds of the person in life

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Origin and Etymology of akh

alternate transliteration of Egyptian ˒ʾḫ(w)

First Known Use: 1898

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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