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hieroglyphics

noun [plural] uk   /ˌhaɪə.rəˈɡlɪf.ɪks/ us    /-roʊ-/
a system of writing that uses pictures instead of words, especially as used in ancient Egypt
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…
(Definition of hieroglyphics from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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