How to use Hieroglyph in a sentence

hieroglyph
  • Pierre knew very well what a hieroglyph was, but dared not speak.

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  • There is no hieroglyph for the word "progress" because the very idea of progress didn't exist.

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  • The hieroglyph of Leo, for instance, occurs among the symbols of the Mithraic worship."

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  • There's a small hole next to the rodent's foot hieroglyph.

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  • All symbols and tablets of humanity contain one hieroglyph, the sacred prayer - Peace and Unity.

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  • 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.

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  • 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."

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  • In the Saite period accordingly the figure of the sphinx was used as a hieroglyph for neb, " master," "lord."

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  • A hieroglyph," said the Rhetor, "is an emblem of something not cognizable by the senses but which possesses qualities resembling those of the symbol."

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  • The hieroglyph of some other early sun temples shows a disk on the pyramidion.

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  • 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.

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  • She was of human form, in early times distinguished only by the hieroglyph of her name upon her head.

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