hieroglyph

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hi·er·o·glyph

 (hī′ər-ə-glĭf′, hī′rə-)
n.
1. A picture or symbol used in hieroglyphic writing.
2. Something that suggests a hieroglyph.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hieroglyph - writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)hieroglyph - writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
2.hieroglyph - a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
hieratic, hieratic script - a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
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Translations
hieroglyfi
hieroglif

hieroglyph

[ˈhaɪərəglɪf] Njeroglífico m
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hieroglyph

[ˈhaɪərəglɪf] n (= symbol) → hiéroglyphe m
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hieroglyph

nHieroglyphe f
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heiroglyphic inscriptions dating back to various "pharaonic" eras, and
Ego has heiroglyphic power." See the analysis of this text in Geza von Molnar, Romantic Vision, Ethical Context: Novalis and Artistic Autonomy (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1987), 36 and following.
John Gosden, trainer of Saltrio, has proved he knows the requirements of the mile-and-a-half event, having won it with Sabadilla (1997), Turgenev (1992) and Heiroglyphic (1991).