The ancient Egyptian child hieroglyph is part of the Egyptian Gardiner's Sign List hieroglyphs for the beginning core subgroup of Man and his Occupations. It relates to the child, and childhood, and has a version for the Pharaoh, as a child.
Language usage of child
The hieroglyphic equivalent of the child hieroglyph is nn as a phonogram. It is the Ancient Egyptian language equivalent of hrd-(meaning "child"). The hieroglyph is also a determinative in words relating to childhood; (also an abbreviation for "child").
Rosetta Stone usage
- "....month two of the season Pert, day 18, under the Majesty, of the Horus-Ra, the Youth, like a king upon the throne of his father...."
After the Rosetta-Stone-stele text lists the 22 reasons for honoring Ptolemy V, the gods and goddesses reward Pharaoh:
- ''".... As a reward for these things have given him (Ptolemy V) the gods and goddesses: victory, might, life, strength, health, (AUS) and everything good to the fullest possible extent of them; is his rank great established for him and his children for ever."
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- Betrò, 1995, p. 36.
- Budge, 1989, (1929). The Rosetta Stone, p. 124.
- Budge, 1989, (1929), p. 152-3.
- Betrò, 1995. Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt, Maria Carmela Betrò, c. 1995, 1996-(English), Abbeville Press Publishers, New York, London, Paris (hardcover, ISBN 0-7892-0232-8)
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