A Dictionary of Comprehension  in simplified Egyptian hieroglyphics
Copyright © 2009 Anderson Hung. All rights reserved.

How to Use
By matching the number of the word from the index with the number of the word from the contents, the corresponding headword from the contents will give you a rough idea of the meaning of the word from the index. All the missing information is to be filled in by yourself.

To view the hieroglyphs, click the button.

Word Classification
It also allows you to find 213 groups of words by looking at the contents of the dictionary. Each group of words is assigned a number. After all, numerals are the universal language.

How it Works
Based on clinical observations, it is believed that the index of words is stored in your left brain, and the contents of words (actually and mostly pictures) in your right brain. The left brain communicates to the right brain by number, not by word.

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About this Dictionary
All the words in this dictionary are classified according to Chinese word classification system based on the meaning of words and rearranged according to the order of God's Creation.

All the page numbers in brackets are referenced to E.A. Wallis Budge, An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary, Vol. I & Vol. II, Dover, 1978. All whole hieroglyphs are underlined.

Abbreviations used in this Dictionary
n. noun
v. verb
? query

Abbreviations for the books of the Bible are not included.

Deciphering Tools
Egyptian hieroglyphs were often written with a twist. The writer has employed the following tools to decipher some of them.

Last modified: 02/06/2016

The Hieroglyphic Alphabet


The Meaning of Hieroglyphic Alphabet
eagle (Aquila, the Watchman) reed / knife (the god Thoth)
hand two reeds / two knives (Gnostic}
chick or coiling serpent foot (the dwelling place)
male dragon (Draco) / slug
owl (the official) water
mouth or lion (Leo) house
emperor (the rope) sun
the scrotum and tail
of a bull (the club)
door bolt
staff / uncoiled cord Garden / lake
high place the belly of a bull
throat female, moon or tear-drop
rein palm (the god Thoth)
serpent (Serpens) understood


Alpis bull-god