D; Parts of the body

Hieroglyphs are generally listed in groups of associated images. This page covers hieroglyphs which depict parts of the body, along with their meaning and their phonetic value. Links to the other pages listing of hieroglyphs can be found at the foot of the page.

Egyptian Hieroglyph D1; head in profile
D1
Det and Log; back of the head, behind, to neglect, forehead, appoint"
Egyptian Hieroglyph D2; head facing front
D2
Det and Log; face, on, for Phon; Hr
Egyptian Hieroglyph D3; lock of hair
D3
Det and Log; hair, skin, colour, nature, mourn, empty, bald, fall out
Egyptian Hieroglyph D4; eye
D4
Det and Log; eye, make, see, be blind Phon; ir
Egyptian Hieroglyph D5; painted eye
D5
Det and Log; eye, make, see, be blind
Egyptian Hieroglyph D6; painted upper eyelid
D6
Det and Log; eye paint, be beautiful, look, see
Egyptian Hieroglyph D7; painted lower eyelid
D7
Det and Log; eye paint, be beautiful, look, see
Egyptian Hieroglyph D8; an eye on the sign for land
D8
Det; in Anwu, Ainu
Egyptian Hieroglyph D9; weeping eye
D9
Det and Log; weep
Egyptian Hieroglyph D10; Wadjet eye (also called the eye of Horus or Eye of Ra)
D10
Det and Log; Wadjet eye
Egyptian Hieroglyph D11; the white of the eye (left)
D11
Abbr; heqat (corn measure)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D12; pupil
D12
Det; pupil Abbr; heqat (corn measure)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D13; eyebrow
D13
Abbr; 1/8 heqat (corn measure)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D14; white of the eye (right)
D14
Abbr; 1/16 heqat (corn measure)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D15; the diagonal line of the Wadjet eye
D15
Abbr; 1/32 heqat (corn measure)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D16; the verticle line of the Wadjet eye
D16
Abbr; 1/64 heqat (corn measure)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D17; the verticle and diagonal lines of the Wadjet eye
D17
Det and Log; image
Egyptian Hieroglyph D18; ear
D18
Det and Log; ear
Egyptian Hieroglyph D19; eye and cheek
D19
Det and Log; nose, smell, rejoice, face, front, be mild oppose obedient Phon; hnt
Egyptian Hieroglyph D20; nose and eye
D20
Det and Log; nose, smell, rejoice, face, front, be mild oppose obedient Phon; hnt
Egyptian Hieroglyph D21; mouth
D21
Log; mouth, spell Phon; r
Egyptian Hieroglyph D22; mouth with two lines extending from it
D22
Log; 2/3
Egyptian Hieroglyph D23; mouth with three lines extending from it
D23
Log; 3/4
Egyptian Hieroglyph D24; mouth and upper teeth
D24
Log; edge, lip
Egyptian Hieroglyph D25; mouth and upper and lower teeth
D25
Log; both lips
Egyptian Hieroglyph D26; mouth spitting
D26
Det; spit , vomit, blood
Egyptian Hieroglyph D27; small breast
D27
Det and Log; breast, suckle, tutor
Egyptian Hieroglyph D27a; large breast
D27a
Det and Log; breast, suckle, tutor
Egyptian Hieroglyph D28; arms
D28
Phon; kA Log; ka
Egyptian Hieroglyph D29; arms on a standard
D29
Log; divine ka
Egyptian Hieroglyph D30; arms on a standard pointing to the side
D30
Det; Nehebkau
Egyptian Hieroglyph D31; arms embracing a pestle
D31
Log; mortuary priest
Egyptian Hieroglyph D32; arms embracing
D32
Det; embrace, hug, spread arms
Egyptian Hieroglyph D33; arms rowing
D33
Log; to row Phon; hn
Egyptian Hieroglyph D34; arms holding a shield and mace
D34
Log; fight
Egyptian Hieroglyph D34a; arms holding a shield and mace
D34a
Log; fight
Egyptian Hieroglyph D35; arms spread
D35
Log and Det; not, who/which not, ignore, Phon Det; hm in shrine and forget; Phon; n
Egyptian Hieroglyph D36; forearm and hand
D36
Log; arm Phon; a
Egyptian Hieroglyph D37; forearm and hand carrying a conical bread loaf
D37
Det; give, to give Phon; D (only in Djedu ) mj (rare), m (in behold)
Egyptian Hieroglyph D38; forearm and hand carrying a round bread loaf
D38
Det; give Phon; mj, m
Egyptian Hieroglyph D39; forearm and hand carrying a round pot
D39
Det; to offer, to present
Egyptian Hieroglyph D40; forearm and hand carrying a crook
D40
Det; strong, beat, strength, Abb; investigate
Egyptian Hieroglyph D41; forearm plam down
D41
Det; arm, shoulder, left, sing, bend arm, refuse, cease Phon; nj
Egyptian Hieroglyph D42; straight arm palm down
D42
Det and Log; cubit
Egyptian Hieroglyph D43; forearm and hand carrying a flail
D43
Det; protect Phon; hw
Egyptian Hieroglyph D44; forearm and hand carrying a scepter
D44
Det and Log; to guide
Egyptian Hieroglyph D45; forearm and hand carrying a 'Nhet'
D45
Det and Log; be holy
Egyptian Hieroglyph D46; hand
D46
Log; hand Phon; d
Egyptian Hieroglyph D46a; bleeding hand
D46a
Log; fragrance
Egyptian Hieroglyph D47; hand plam down
D47
Det; hand
Egyptian Hieroglyph D48; hand without thumb
D48
Log; hand width, palm measure
Egyptian Hieroglyph D49; fist
D49
Det; grasp
Egyptian Hieroglyph D50; finger
D50
Det and Log; finger Abb; 10,000
Egyptian Hieroglyph D50a; fingers
D50a
Det; accurate, precise
Egyptian Hieroglyph D51; horizontal finger
D51
Det; fingernail, to measure, Phon Det; dor
Egyptian Hieroglyph D52; penis
D52
Det; phallus, male, man Phon; mt or mwt;
Egyptian Hieroglyph D53; penis emitting fluid
D53
Det; phallus, urinate, semen, husband, man, before
Egyptian Hieroglyph D54; legs walking
D54
Det and Log; walk, stop, enterprise, come near, not move
vD55; legs walking backwards
D55
Det; back, to return
Egyptian Hieroglyph D56; leg
D56
Det and Log; leg, thigh
Egyptian Hieroglyph D57; leg and knife
D57
Det; to wound, be mutilated, Phon Det; jat sjat
Egyptian Hieroglyph D58; lower leg
D58
Phon; b Log; place, position
Egyptian Hieroglyph D59; leg and arm
D59
Phon; ab
Egyptian Hieroglyph D60; lower leg with water jug
D60
Det and Log; be pure
Egyptian Hieroglyph D61; toes
D61
Det and Log; toe
Egyptian Hieroglyph D62; toes
D62
Det and Log; toe
Egyptian Hieroglyph D63; toes
D63
Det and Log; toe

Codes

Abb; the sign is an abbreviation of a word,
Det; the sign acts as a determinative (it has no phonetic value, but provides further information about the full word),
Log; the sign is a logogram (it represents an entire word or idea),
Phon; the sign has a phonetic value, and
Phon Det; the sign is a phonetic determinant (it acts as a determinative but also has a phonetic value).




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