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hieroglyphics

noun [plural]
 
 
/ˌhaɪərəʊˈɡlɪfɪks/
a system of writing that uses pictures instead of words, especially used in ancient EgyptLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
Translations of “hieroglyphics”
in Spanish jeroglífico…
in French hiéroglyphe(s)…
in German die Hieroglyphen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 象形文字(尤指古埃及的文字)…
in Russian иероглифика…
in Turkish hiyeroglif, resim yazı (eski Mısır)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 象形文字(尤指古埃及的文字)…
in Polish hieroglify…
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