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9: esawe ohir needo
1: duuia tayek derte esawe pussete ntek hatek
( let your hand preserve what you have)
2: hawo xeporunru nis tade junmo nubnubru fy
( wealth accrues to him who guards it)
3: duuia tayek derte nefrun wupusy fy nis derderiru
( let your hand not scatter it to strangers)
4: tome fy wedeb nis sosew nit ntek
( lest it turn to lose for you)
5: kown hawo shi bowinef tena fy rodru
( if wealth be placed where it grows)
6: fy mairu elenen nis ntek maqab
( it comes back to you doubled)
7: wah tayek hawo
( store your wealth)
8: tayek citioru poibo gemi fy hir tayek meten
( your people will find it on your way)
9: pussete shi radoi nedes iiru osoewornef
( what be given little returns augmented )
10: pussete shi vedubanef iniru bahi
( what be restored brings abundance)
11: zas muroxt ankhru fasad zas per iny zas luwexa
( the wise lives off the house of the fool)
12: bisa pussete shi tayekru ohir ntek gemi fy
( protect what be yours and you find it)
13: seger tayek iret hir pussete ntek hatoi
( keep your eye on what you own)
14: tome ntek phwey uimo xoto jooqri
( lest you end as a beggar)
15: ta junmo shi habagi fayueru nis nofor
( he who be slack amounts to zero)
16: ehanunef shi zas zio junmo shi peruna
( honored be the man who be active)


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zas tuprade iny Ani 9:15
The Instructions of Ani

zas tuprade iny Ani.. The Instruction of Any, or Ani, is an Ancient Egyptian text written in the style of wisdom literature which is thought to have been composed in the Eighteenth Dynasty of the New Kingdom, with a surviving manuscript dated from the Twenty-First or Twenty-Second Dynasty.


The most substantial surviving manuscript is contained in the Papyrus Boulaq 4 held in the Cairo Museum, though only small fragments of the first pages remain. Fragments of the text are found in three other papyrus sections in the Musée Guimet, the Papyrus Chester Beatty V held in the British Museum, and in four ostraca from Deir el-Medina.