Sentence Examples


  • Pierre knew very well what a hieroglyph was, but dared not speak.
  • The hieroglyph of Leo, for instance, occurs among the symbols of the Mithraic worship."
  • There is no hieroglyph for the word "progress" because the very idea of progress didn't exist.
  • 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."