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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIEROGLYPHICS

But, unfamiliar with hieroglyphics, his handiwork was lost upon her.

In Egyptian hieroglyphics the symbol for stone is used as the determinative for Set.

I shall not, in this connection, enter into a discussion of the nature of these hieroglyphics.

Hieroglyphics of thought were there, too mysterious for the common eye to interpret.

Their occupations are designated by the hieroglyphics above them.

They confronted Alfred with the sheets on which were scribbled the hieroglyphics.

In one of the corridors are two large tablets of hieroglyphics.

With her forefinger she idly traced some hieroglyphics on her lap.

They usually bear in hieroglyphics the sixth chapter of the funeral ritual.

They are the hieroglyphics of feudalism, succeeding those of theocracy.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Greek ta hieroglyphika; see hieroglyphic + -ics.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HIEROGLYPHICS

handwriting

nounthe way a person writes
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