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Vulture (hieroglyph)

G1
Vulture
in hieroglyphs

The Ancient Egyptian Vulture hieroglyph is Gardiner sign listed no. G1 for the Egyptian Vulture.

The vulture hieroglyph is used in the Ancient Egyptian language hieroglyphs for the alphabetic vowel letter a-(3).[1]

The hieroglyph represents the Egyptian Vulture, Neophron percnopterus.

The Egyptian hieroglyph alphabetic letters

The following two tables show the Egyptian uniliteral signs. (24 letters, but multiple use hieroglyphs)

a
G1
i
M17
y
M17-M17
'
D36
(w,u)
G43
B
b
P
p
F
f
M
G17
N
N35
R
D21
H1
h
H2
H
Kh1
Aa1
Kh2
F32
S
O34
(Sh)=Š
N37
Q/K2
N29
K
k
G
g
T
t
ChTj
V13
D
d
Dj
I10
L/(R)
(special)
(Ptolemaic,
etc.)
E23
-- -- -- -- --
a i
(ee)
y
ii
'
ah, (aïn)
w, (u)
(oo)
B
P F M N R H1
H2 (Kh)1 (Kh)2 S Sh
(Sh)
K
emphatic
K G T Tj
Ch
Tsh
D Dj
(additionally 4
for vert/horiz)
-- -- -- -- --
Aa15
M
(horiz)
M2-Plinth
S3
N
(vert)
(see:
N (red crown))
S29
S
(vert)
S (folded)
cloth)
U31-(not-vertical)
M
(3rd-M
-2nd-vert)
M3-Baker's tool
(additionally 3
for equivalents)
-- -- -- -- --
M17-M17-(2-reeds)
is—Z4-(2-strokes)
y2-Two strokes
G43-(quail)
is—Z7-(coil)
letter w, u
(see w2-Coil)
U33
T
(no. 2)
T2-Pestle

See also

References

  • Schumann-Antelme, and Rossini, 1998. Illustrated Hieroglyphics Handbook, Ruth Schumann-Antelme, and Stéphane Rossini. c 1998, English trans. 2002, Sterling Publishing Co. (Index, Summary lists (tables), selected uniliterals, biliterals, and triliterals.) (softcover, ISBN 1-4027-0025-3)


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