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𓏏 U+133CF, 𓏏
EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPH X001
Gardiner number:X1
𓏎
[U+133CE]
Egyptian Hieroglyphs 𓏐
[U+133D0]

Egyptian[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Representing a hemispherical loaf of bread. It is conventionally colored black/blue. The phonogrammatic value of t is derived by the rebus principle from its use as a logogram for t (bread).

Symbol[edit]

t

(t)

  1. Uniliteral phonogram for t.
  2. Logogram for t (bread).
  3. Logogram for jt (father) in jt-nṯr (a type of priest, literally god’s father).

References[edit]

  • Gardiner, Alan (1957) Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs, third edition, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN, page 531
  • Fischer, Henry (1988) Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginner’s Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, →ISBN, page 14
  • Betrò, Maria (1995) Geroglifici: 580 Segni per Capire l'Antico Egitto, Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., →ISBN
  • Peust, Carsten (1999) Egyptian Phonology: An Introduction to the Phonology of a Dead Language[1], Göttingen: Peust und Gutschmidt Verlag GbR, page 48