How to use Hieroglyph in a sentence
Pierre knew very well what a hieroglyph was, but dared not speak.
There is no hieroglyph for the word "progress" because the very idea of progress didn't exist.
The hieroglyph of Leo, for instance, occurs among the symbols of the Mithraic worship."
There's a small hole next to the rodent's foot hieroglyph.
All symbols and tablets of humanity contain one hieroglyph, the sacred prayer - Peace and Unity.Advertisement
Its elements in the hieroglyphic form are pictorial, but each hieroglyph had one or more well-defined functions, fixed by convention in such a manner that the Egyptian language was expressed in writing word by word.
The other view traces it to khem or khame, hieroglyph khmi, which denotes black earth as opposed to barren sand, and occurs in Plutarch as XvAda; on this derivation alchemy is explained as meaning the " Egyptian art."
In the Saite period accordingly the figure of the sphinx was used as a hieroglyph for neb, " master," "lord."
A hieroglyph," said the Rhetor, "is an emblem of something not cognizable by the senses but which possesses qualities resembling those of the symbol."
The hieroglyph of some other early sun temples shows a disk on the pyramidion.Advertisement
With the handle lengthened (86) and turned forward, this became the plough (87 is the hieroglyph, 88 the drawing, of a plough); this was always sloping, and never the upright post of the Italic type.
She was of human form, in early times distinguished only by the hieroglyph of her name upon her head.