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Of the nature of a hieroglyph
“In the late 1930s and early '40s, Loren MacIver developed a sweet, playful style that superimposed linear, symbolic and hieroglyphic forms on soft, pale washes of color.”
Represented by pictures
Unable to be read or deciphered
Indecipherable or obscure
“Carved funerary vases containing hieroglyphic texts.”
Enigmatic or incomprehensible symbols or writing
“And from the standpoint of medicine as an art for the prevention and cure of disease, the man who translates the hieroglyphics of science into the plain language of healing is certainly the more useful.”
Writing consisting of hieroglyphs
“He could read the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.”
A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons
An element of an ideographic (hieroglyphic) writing system
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