glifo

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Italian[edit]

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glifi Maya – Mayan glyphs

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French glyphe, from Ancient Greek γλυφή (gluphḗ, carving), from γλύφω (glúphō, I carve, engrave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡli.fo/
  • Rhymes: -ifo
  • Hyphenation: glì‧fo

Noun[edit]

glifo m (plural glifi)

  1. (architecture) an ornament consisting of a hollow
  2. a figure carved in relief or incised, especially representing a sound, word, or idea; glyph
    1. one of various figures used in Mayan writing; glyph
  3. in esoteric texts, a sign representing alchemical concepts, letters of secret alphabets, or astrological symbols

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γλυφή (gluphḗ),[1][2][3] possibly through French glyphe.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡli.fu/, [ˈɡli.fu]

  • Hyphenation: gli‧fo

Noun[edit]

glifo m (plural glifos)

  1. glyph (carved relief representing a sound, word or idea)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 glifo” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ glifo” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.
  3. ^ glifo” in Michaelis Dicionário Brasileiro da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French glyphe, from Ancient Greek γλυφή (gluphḗ, carving).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlifo/, [ˈɡli.fo]

Noun[edit]

glifo m (plural glifos)

  1. glyph

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