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 (referred to as Gardiner’s sign list). 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 richAa10
Aa10
unconfirmedAa11
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; sideAa16
Aa16
Phon; gs Log; side Aa17
Aa17
Phon; sA Log; back Aa18
Aa18
Phon; sA Log; back  Aa19
Aa19
Phon; Hr (rare)Aa20
Aa20
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; qdAa29
Aa29
Phon; qdAa30
Aa30
Det and Log; kheker friezeAa31
Aa31
Det and Log; kheker friezeAa32
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).

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