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synonyms for hieroglyph

  • figure
  • type
  • cipher
  • device
  • emblem
  • letter
  • logo
  • mark
  • monogram
  • number
  • numeral
  • rune
  • sign
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How to use hieroglyph in a sentence

The anaglyph was peculiar to the Egyptian priests; the hieroglyph generally known to the well educated.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The signs are, of course, later than the picture-writing of the hieroglyph, and also later than the linear script suited to stone.
SUMERIAN HYMNSFREDERICK AUGUSTUS VANDERBURGH
The only new hieroglyph is the pylon, rendered An in the cartouche.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
Concerning the interpretation of these emblems, see Joan Pierii Hieroglyph.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME II. (OF VI.)JACOB BRYANT
The figure of an obelisk is often used as a hieroglyph, and is generally represented standing on a low base.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
The second hieroglyph is a lion couchant, and stands for l, because that letter is the first in labu, the Egyptian name of lion.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
Champollion further announced that the phonetic hieroglyph stood for the initial letter of the name of the object represented.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
Phonetic hieroglyphs, wherein each hieroglyph represents a sound, and is therefore called a phonetic.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
Here it stands for Horus, and the entire hieroglyph (ha, hor) rendered Hathor, means “the abode of Horus.”
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
A sort of hieroglyph or rude writing is scratched upon them, and they are used to convey messages from one place to another.
THE LAST VOYAGELADY (ANNIE ALLNUTT) BRASSEY
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WORDS RELATED TO HIEROGLYPH

  • cipher
  • device
  • emblem
  • figure
  • hieroglyph
  • letter
  • logo
  • mark
  • monogram
  • number
  • numeral
  • rune
  • sign
  • type
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.