Arms-in-embrace (hieroglyph)

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D32
 
D31
Arms-in-Embrace
in hieroglyphs
Ring honoring Khufu, (Cheops), Ptolemaic Period.

The ancient Egyptian Arms-in-embrace hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. D32 is a portrayal of the embracing human arms. The hieroglyph is in the large Gardiner sign list category of Parts of the Human Body.

Multiple types of additional hieroglyphs are inserted between the arms, forming Gardiner unlisted varieties.

Usage[edit]

The Egyptian language arms-in-embrace hieroglyph has multiple uses. It is a determinative for 'hugging', inq, "to surround", and ḥpt, "to hug".

As an ideogram it has two meanings for s(kh)n. Both uses are verb uses. 'Sekhen-1', with multiple spellings, and various secondary determinatives,
O34
Aa1
N35
D32 G43
 
O34
Aa1 W24
D32
W24
(sḫn),[1] meaning: to fold in the arms, to embrace, to contain, to hold. The second meaning, (sḫn), spellings of,
D32
W24
Aa29
 
D32
W24
 
O34
Aa1
N35
D32
W24
is used to mean: to happen, a happening, event, occurrence. (verb or noun).
In the 196 BC Rosetta Stone, a Good Forture phrase is a segue to the 8 listed rewards given to the honoring of Ptolemy V, one, by erecting his Decree of Memphis (Ptolemy V) in the temple courtyard. The phrase is three-part: ḥ' s(kh)n nfr, And a happening good ![may there be]'.[2]
V28
D36
 
D32
W24
Aa29
 
F35
Preceded by
Y8
 
O34
Aa1
Aa15
Y8

Sistrum
-- --
s(kh)m
D32

arms-in-embrace
-- --
s(kh)n
Succeeded by
O30

support
-- --
s(kh)n-t

Gallery[edit]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Budge, 1978, (1920). An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary, section S-(no. 1),
    O34
    pp. 616-617.
  2. ^ *Budge, 1989, (1929). The Rosetta Stone, p. 153.
  • Budge, 1978, (1920). An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary, E.A.Wallace Budge, (Dover Publications), c 1978, (c 1920), Dover edition, 1978. (In two volumes, 1314 pp, and cliv-(154) pp.) (softcover, ISBN 0-486-23615-3)
  • Budge, 1989, (1929). The Rosetta Stone, E.A.Wallace Budge, (Dover Publications), c 1929, Dover edition(unabridged), 1989. (softcover, ISBN 0-486-26163-8)