A; Man and his occupations

The hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt are often listed in groups of associated glyphs. The following hieroglyphs have been grouped according to the system established by Sir Alan Gardiner. The following hieroglyphs are all depictions of men and their activities.


A1; man
A1
Log: I (j) man (s). Det: male roles, names, people (if plural)
A2; man eating
A2
Det; eat, drink, speak, tell, feel, think, love
A3; man sitting
A3
Det; sit
A4; man praising
A4
Det; beg, pray, worship
A5; man hiding
A5
Det; hide oneself
A6; man with a watering jug
A6
Det; to be pure (see also D40, F17)
A7; tired man
A7
Det; be tired
A8; man rejoicing
A8
Det; rejoicing
A9; man carrying basket
A9
Det; work, load, carry
A10; man with an oar
A10
Det; sail
A11; man with a scepter
A11
Det and Log; friend
A12; man with a bow
A12
Det; soldier, army, infantry Phon; msha
A13; bound man
A13
Det; rebel, enemy, foreigner
A14; man with an axe in his head
A14
Det; to die, dead enemy
A15; man falling
A15
Det and Log; to fall Phon; hr
A16; man bowing down
A16
Det and Log; to bow
A17; child touching mouth
A17
Det and Log; young, child, orphan, rare Phon; hrd
A17a; child sitting
A17a
Det; sit, children
A18; child king
A18
Det; child king
A19; old man with staff
A19
Det; old, infirm, oldest, bigger, lean
A20; man with forked staff
A20
Det; oldest, eldest
A21; man with staff
A21
Det; official, dignitary, courtier Phon; sr
A22; statue with mace and staff
A22
Det; statue
A23; king with staff
A23
Det; king, ruler
A24; man holding stick with two hands
A24
Det; hit, beat, strength, strong, force, teach, instruct
A25; man holding stick with one hand
A25
Det; hit, beat
A26; man with outstreched arms
A26
Det; call Abb;servant
A27; man running
A27
Phon; "jn" but only in "jn"- "through"
A28; man with arms raised
A28
Det; be elevated, enjoy yourself, mourn, bald
A29; man standing on head
A29
Det; head first
A30; man with arms raised to the front
A30
Det; adore, praise, respect, beg
A31;man with arms raised behind him
A31
Det; turn away
A32; man dancing
A32
Det; dance, rejoice, rejoicing, jubilation
A33 Det; herdsman, wander around, stranger
A33
Det; herdsman, wander around, stranger
A34; man with bundle
A34
Det; stamp crush
A35; man building wall
A35
Det; build
A36; man brewing
A36
Det and Log; brew
A37; man in brewing vat
A37
Det and Log; brew
A38; man with two headed beast
A38
Log; town of Qusae (Qis)
A39; man with two giraffes
A39
Log; town of Qusae (Qis)
A41; god sitting
A41
Det and Log; God, deity, divine "Me"
A42; king sitting
A42
Det; king, majesty, royal "I" , "Me"
A42; king sitting with flail
A42
Det; king, majesty, royal "I" , "Me"
A43; king wearing the white crown of upper (southern) Egypt
A43
Det; king of upper Egypt, Osiris
A44; king wearing the white crown of upper (southern) Egypt and holding a flail
A44
Det; king of upper Egypt, Osiris
A45; king wearing the red crown of lower (northern) Egypt
A45
Det; king of lower Egypt
A46; king wearing the red crown of lower (northern) Egypt and holding a flail
A46
Det; king of lower Egypt
A47; herdsman sitting
A47
Det and log; herdsman, guard
A48; man with knife
A48
Det and log; belonging to, herdsman, guard
A49; Syrian with a stick
A49
Det; foreigner, Asiatic
A50; dignitary sitting
A50
Det and Log; courtier, , nobleman, noble "I", "Me"
A51; dignitary sitting holding a flail
A51
Det and Log; be noble, nobleman
A52; dignitary squatting
A52
Det; be noble, nobleman
A53; standing mummy
A53
Det; mummy case, mummy, statue, form, shape
A54; lying mummy
A54
Det; death, dead
A55; mummy on a bier
A55
Det; to lie, spend the night, death, corpse
A56; man with a stick threatening
A56
Det; to chase away

Codes

Abb; the sign is an abbreviation of a word,
Det; the sign acts as a determinative (it has no phonetic value, but provids further information about the full word),
Log; the sign is a logogram (it represents an entire word or idea),
Phon; the sign has a phonetic value, and
Phon Det; the sign is a phonetic determinant (it acts as a determinative but also has a phonetic value).


A: Man and his occupations
B: Woman and her occupations
C: Anthropomorphic Deities
D: Parts of the body
E: Mammals
F: Parts of Mammals
G: Birds, 1
H: Parts of Birds
I: Amphibious Animals, Reptiles, etc.
K: Fishes and Parts of Fishes
L: Invertebrata and Lesser Animals
M: Trees and Plants
N: Sky, Earth, Water
O: Buildings and Parts of Buildings
P: Ships and Parts of Ships
Q: Domestic and Funerary Furniture
R: Temple Furniture and Sacret Emblems
S: Crowns, Dress, Staves, etc
T: Warfare, Hunting, Butchery
U: Agriculture, Crafts and Professions
V: Rope, Fibre, Baskets, Bags, etc.
W: Vessels of Stone and Earthenware
X: Loaves and Cakes
Y: Writing, Games, Music
Z: Strokes, Geometrical Figures, etc.
Aa: Unclassified

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