Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics - A, B, C

Hieroglyphs - A, B, C

 

HIEROGLYPH A

HIEROGLYPH - A

  • There are two hieroglyphs for the letter "A". They represent the different sounds of the letter.
  • The vulture, which is usually a sign for divine power, is used for the "ah" sound in words like around and about, and names like Adam.
  • The arm is used for the "ay" sound in words like say, sail and sale, and names like Amy.

 

HIEROGLYPH B

HIEROGLYPH - B

  • The foot and lower leg is used for the "B" sound in words like boy and bubble, and names like Bobby and Bernadette.

 

HIEROGLYPH C

HIEROGLYPH - C

  • There are two hieroglyphs for the letter "C". They represent the different sounds of the letter.
  • The basket is used for the hard 'C' sound in words like club and country, and names like Craig and Claire.
  • The folded cloth is used for the soft 'C' sound in words like nice and peaceful, and names like Cindy and Cecilia.

 

The Hieroglyphic Alphabet

 

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