Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

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A i a w b p f m n r h H x X z s S o k g t T d D
A i a w b p f m n r h H x X z s S o k g t T d D

Literals:

Hieroglyph Transliteration Ancient Pronunciation Classroom Pronunciation

A

glottal stop a as in father
i palatal glide y
a voiced glottal stop a as in father
w labial glide u as in dune
b voiced labial plosive b
p unvoiced labial plosive p
f unvoiced labial fricative f
m labial nasal m
n dental nasal n
r dental vibrant r
h voiceless velar fricative h
H voiceless glottal fricative h
x voiceless fricative h
X voiceless fricative h
s or z voiced dental fricative z or s
s unvoiced dental fricative s
S unvoiced palatal fricative sh as in fish
o or q voiced glottal plosive k
k unvoiced velar plosive k
g voiced velar plosive g
t unvoiced dental plosive t
T unvoiced palatal plosive ch as in church
d voiced dental plosive d
D voiced palatal plosive j as in judge

Bi-literals

A listing of some of the more common bi-literals.

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1st/2nd A i a w b p f m n r h 1st/2nd
A                   A
i             i
a                     a
w                 w
b                       b
p                       p
f                       f
m              
  m
n                 n
r                     r
h                       h
H                   H
x                     x
X                     X
s/z                     s/z
S                       S
q/o                       q/o
k                     k
g                     g
t                     t
T                     T
d                     d
D                     D
1st/2nd A i a w b p f m n r h 1st/2nd
1st/2nd H x X s/z S q/o k g t T d D 1st/2nd
A                       A
i        
          i
a                       a
w                         w
b                       b
p                     p
f                         f
m                     m
n                     n
r                         r
h                         h
H                         H
x                         x
X                         X
s/z                       s/z
S                     S
q/o                         q/o
k                         k
g                         g
t                       t
T                         T
d                         d
D                         D
1st/2nd H x X s/z S q/o k g t T d D 1st/2nd

 

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