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ankh

ankh

 (ăngk)
n.
A cross shaped like a T with a loop at the top, especially as used in ancient Egypt as a symbol of life. Also called ansate cross.

[Egyptian 'nḫ, life.]

ankh

(æŋk)
n
(Heraldry) a tau cross with a loop on the top, symbolizing eternal life: often appearing in Egyptian personal names, such as Tutankhamen. Also called: ansate cross or crux ansata
[from Egyptian `nh life, soul]

ankh

(æŋk)

n.
a tau cross with a loop at the top, used esp. in ancient Egypt as a symbol of generation or enduring life.
[1885–90; < Egyptian ‘nh live]
Translations
anchnilský kříž
hankekors
anj
ankh
ankh
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anchankh
ankh
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4- The two sides also emphasized on the key of the Nile Water issue in the light of that the River Nile is representing the life vein that links the two people of the Nile Valley in Egypt and Sudan, confirming their full commitment on the signed agreements between them, in forefront of them the 1959 agreement and the necessary of coordination regarding the current challenges.
As partner country at ITB, Egypt is spreading the message of vitality and new beginning with the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic "ankh", also referred to as the "key of the Nile" and "Egyptian cross" as their visual emblem.