Aa; Unclassified

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 hieroglyphs which do not fit easily into any other category.


Aa1; placenta
Aa1
Phon h
 Aa2
Aa2
Phon; whA Det; wound, fat Abbr; reliefs, to calculate
 Aa3
Aa3
Det; unpleasant (of liquid)
 Aa4; bowl
Aa4
Phon; bA (rare) - also listed as sign W10b
 Aa5
Aa5
Phon; Hp (rare) Det and Log; hepet implement
Aa6; unconfirmed
Aa6
Phon Det; mat (tmA)" substitute for A13 (a bound man) or A14 (a man with a head wound) in hieratic dancer
 Aa7
Aa 7
Abbr; slay
 Aa8
Aa8
Phon; qn Det and Log; estate, manor
Aa 9
Aa9
Det; to be rich
Aa10
Aa10
unconfirmed
Aa11
Aa11
Phon; mAa Phon Det; mAa in "mAa-hrw"- "justified" Det; platform
Aa12
Aa12
Phon; mAa Phon Det; mAa in "mAa-hrw"- "justified" Det; platform
Aa13
Aa13
Phon; jm, gs, m Det and Log; side
Aa14
Aa14
Phon; jm, gs, m Det and Log; side
Aa15
Aa15
Phon; jm, gs, m Det and Log; side
Aa16
Aa16
Phon; gs Log; side
Aa17
Aa17
Phon; sA Log; back
Aa18
Aa18
Phon; sA Log; back
 Aa19
Aa19
Phon; Hr (rare)
Aa20
Aa 20
Phon; apr
 Aa21
Aa21
Det and Log; to divide Abbr; Set
 Aa22
Aa22
Det and Log; to divide Abbr; Set
 Aa23
Aa23
often used after U35
 Aa24
Aa24
often used after U35
 Aa25
Aa25
Log; clothing priest
Aa26
Aa26
Phon; sbj
Aa27
Aa27
Phon; nD
Aa28
Aa28
Phon; qd
Aa29
Aa29
Phon; qd
Aa30
Aa30
Det and Log; kheker frieze
Aa31
Aa31
Det and Log; kheker frieze
Aa32
Aa32
often used after T32

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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