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A - Man and his occupations

Seated man - A1 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet

A1
Seated man
Ideogram: man
D
etermnative: activity (occupation)
Denotes "self" as "I" (me)
Phonetic: "i"
("i" and "j" are both transliterations for the sound "ee")

Man with hand to mouth - A2 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A2
Man with hand to mouth
Determnative:
eat, drink, speak, think, feel, love
Man sitting on heel - A3 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A3
Man sitting on heel
Determnative: "sit
"
Transliteration & Phonetic: hmsi
Man with arms raised - A4 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A4
Man with arms raised
Determnative: "worship" (adore/pray), beg, hide
Man hiding behind - A5 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A5
Man hiding behind
Determnative: "hide"

Transliteration: imn
Man receiving purification - A6 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A6
Man receiving purification
Ideogram: pure, clean

Transliteration: w3b
Phonetic:
"ouab"
Man sinking to ground from fatigue - A7 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A7
Man sinking to ground from fatigue
Determnative: weak, tired, faint, be soft
Man performing the hnw rite - A8 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A8
Man performing the hnw rite
Determnative: "jubilation
"
Man carrying basket - A9 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A9
Man carrying basket
Determnative: load, carry, work
Transliteration:
k3t
Phonetic:
"kat"
Man holding oar - A10 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A10
Man holding oar
Determnative: "sail
"
Man holding the 'b3 ("aba") sceptre and crook - A11 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet

A11
Man holding the 'b3 ("aba") sceptre and crook
Determnative: "friend"

Transliteration: hnms
Phonetic:
"henemes"

Soldier with bow and quiver - A12 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A12
Soldier with bow and quiver
Ideogram: "army"
Determinative: "soldier(s)"
Man with arms tied behind back - A13 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A13
Man with arms tied behind back
Determinative: enemy, rebel
A14 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A14
Determinative: die, enemy
A14a - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A14a
"die" "enemy"
Man falling - A15 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A15
Man falling
Ideogram: "to fall"
"fallen" (i.e. conquered) enemy, overthrow
Man bowing down - A16 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A16
Man bowing down
Determinative: "bow down"
Child sitting (on lap) with hand to mouth - A17 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A17
Child sitting (on lap) with hand to mouth
Determinative: child, be young, orphan
Transliteration & Phonetic:
nni + hrd
A17a - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A17a
Alternative for A3 & A17

 

Child with crown of Lower Egypt - A18 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A18
Child with crown of Lower Egypt

Ideogram: "to fashion" (as king)
Determinative: "royal child"
Old man leaning on stick - A19 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A19
Old man leaning on stick
Determinative: "old"

Transliteration: i3w
Phonetic value:
"eeaoo" & ik
Man leaning on forked stick - A20 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A20
Man leaning on forked stick
Not as bent as A19
an holding stick and cloth - A21 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A21
Man holding stick and cloth
Ideogram: "official"
Determinative: courtier, friend (of the king)
Transliteration:
wr
Phonetic value:
"oor"
Statue of man with stick and sceptre - A22 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A22
Statue of man with stick and sceptre
Determinative: "statue"
King with stick & club - A23 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A23
King with stick & club

Determinative: "sovereign"
Man striking with stick - A24 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A24
Man striking with stick

Determinative: force, effort
Man striking with left arm haging behing back - A25 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A25
Man striking with left arm haging behing back

Ideogram: "strike"
Man with arm raised in invocation - A26 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A26
Man with arm raised in invocation

Determinative: "call"
Man running with arm raised - A27 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A27
Man running with arm raised

Transliteration & Phonetic: in
Man with both arms raised - A28 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A28
Man with both arms raised

Determinative: be high, joy, mourn
Man upside-down - A29 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A29
Man upside-down

Determinative: be upside-down
Man with arms out-stretched - A30 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A30
Man with arms out-stretched

Determinative: praise, supplicate, show respect
Transliteration: iaw (to pray)
Phonetic value:
"eeaoo"
Man with arms out-stretched - A31 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A31
Man with arms behind him

Determinative: "turn away"
Man dancing - A32 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A32
Man dancing

Determinative: dance, joy
Man carrying bag on shoulder - A33 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A33
Man carrying bag on shoulder

Determinative: wander, wanderers, strangers
Ideogram: "herdsman"
Transliteration: mniw
Man pouding in a mortar - A34 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A34
Man pouding in a mortar

Ideogram: pound, build
Man building a wall - A35 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A35
Man building a wall
Ideogram: "build"

 
Man kneading on a vessel - A36 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A36
Man kneading on a vessel

Ideogram: "brewer"
Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A37
Alternative to A36
Man holding necks of 2 animals - A38 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A38
Man holding necks of 2 animals

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A39
Alternative to A38
Seated god - A40 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A40
Seated god

Determinative: "god"
Seated King - A41 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A41
Seated King

Determinative: "king"
Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A42
Alternative to A41
King wearing crown of Upper Egypt - A43 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A43
King wearing crown of Upper Egypt

Ideogram: king
Transliteration: nsw
Determinative: king, Osiris (wsir)
flagellum
A44
Alternative to A43 (with flagellum)
King wearing crown of Lower Egypt - A45 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A45
King wearing crown of Lower Egypt
Ideogram:
bity (king of Lower Egypt)
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A46
Alternative to A45 (with flagellum)
Sheperd holding a stick with appendage - A47 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A47
Sheperd holding a stick with appendage

Ideogram: "herdsman"
Determinative: guard, protect
Man holding knife - A48 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet
A48
Man holding knife

Determinative: relating to, belonging to
Transliteration:
iry
Phonetic:
"eeree"
Syrian seated holding stick - A49 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A49
Syrian seated holding stick
Determinative: foreigner
Man seated on chair - A50 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A50
Man seated on chair
Determinative: revered person (noble)
Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A51
Same as A50 but with flagellum
Noble squatting and holding flagellum - A52 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A52
Noble squatting and holding flagellum
Mummy upright - A53 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A53
Mummy upright
Det. : mummy, statue, likeness, form, shape
Transliteration:
twt
Phonetic:
"toot"
Mummy lying down - A54 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A54
Mummy lying down
Determinative: dead, sarcophagus (coffin)

Mummy lying on bed - A55 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A55
Mummy lying on bed
Determinative: lie down, dead
Transliteration:
sdr
Phonetic: "sedjer"
Man threatning with a stick - A59 - Hieroglyphic Sign List of Gardiner, Medu Neter, Hieroglyphs Alphabet, Ancient Egyptian translation & transliteration
A59
Man threatning with a stick
Determintative: expel, chase
 

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