Leopard head (hieroglyph)

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F9
Leopard
Head
in hieroglyphs
Example hieroglyph, Egyptian King list cartouche.

The ancient Egyptian Leopard head hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. F9 is a portrayal of the head of a leopard; it is in the Gardiner subset for "parts of mammals".

In the Egyptian language, the leopard head hieroglyph is used as a determinative or abbreviation for words relating to 'strength' . In the language it is used for pehti-(pḥty).[1]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

Preceded by
F22

'hindpart'
ph
(pḥ)
F9

leopard
head
p(e)hti
(pḥty)
Succeeded by
V11

'cartouche-half'
determinative
words=("to cut"/divide)
p(kh)
Succeeded by
H1
 
H3

bird
head
'pq'-'pg'


References[edit]

  1. ^ Betrò, 1995. Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt, Leopard's Head, p. 127.