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  • ABCs
  • characters
  • elements
  • fundamentals
  • ideograph
  • morphemes
  • phonemes
  • pictograph
  • rune
  • signs
  • syllabary
  • symbols
  • graphic representation
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How to use hieroglyphs in a sentence

Below the low door, with its jambs flanked by long panels covered with hieroglyphs, there was a broad, emblematic square.
THE WORKS OF THEOPHILE GAUTIER, VOLUME 5THEOPHILE GAUTIER
The hieroglyphs of the rocks speak of a fiery sun shining inconceivable ages before that.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
We see their "hieroglyphs" on numberless seals and images from the ruins of Nineveh or Babylon.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
There is no part of the wall, in this immense place, but is covered with divinities, with hieroglyphs and emblems.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
First, the pronaos, where we still see clearly, between pillars carved with hieroglyphs.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
And hieroglyphs, too, repeated to infinity, envelop you on all sides like a multiple woof of mystery.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
But on these stones, fragments of the history of the world are still to be read in clear-cut hieroglyphs.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
And these figures too, inscribed on every side, and this mystery of the hieroglyphs and the symbols, cause a growing uneasiness.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
Upon them were engraved mysterious hieroglyphs and figures, called Abraxas, and they are known as Abraxoides.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
In one, which was scrawled over with mysterious hieroglyphs, anyone might write what he would.
ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HIEROGLYPHS

  • ABCs
  • characters
  • elements
  • fundamentals
  • graphic representation
  • hieroglyphs
  • ideograph
  • morphemes
  • phonemes
  • pictograph
  • rune
  • signs
  • syllabary
  • symbols
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.