O. Buildings, Parts of Buildings, etc.

O. Buildings, Parts of Buildings, etc.

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  O1 ๐“‰ house

Log. transliteration, “house”.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. building, seat, place.

  O1a ๐“‰‘ combination of mdw-nTr O1 and mdw-nTr S34 Log. transliteration, “temple scriptorium”.
  O2 ๐“‰’ combination of mdw-nTr O1 and mdw-nTr T3 Log. transliteration, “treasury”.
  O3 ๐“‰“ combination of mdw-nTr O1, mdw-nTr P8, mdw-nTr X3, and mdw-nTr W22 Log. transliteration, “invocation offerings”.
  O4 ๐“‰” shelter

Log. transliteration, “grounds”.

Phon. transliteration.

  O5 ๐“‰• winding wall from upper-left corner

Det. transliteration, “street”. Ex. mdw-nTr .

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  O5a ๐“‰– winding wall from lower-left corner Use as mdw-nTr O5.
  O6 ๐“‰— enclosure

Log. transliteration, “(large) building”.

Log. transliteration, “quary”.

  O6a ๐“‰˜ opening of transliteration-enclosure Typ. opening of transliteration enclosure.
  O6b ๐“‰™ opening of transliteration-enclosure Typ. opening of transliteration enclosure.
  O6c ๐“‰š opening of transliteration-enclosure Typ. opening of transliteration enclosure.
  O6d ๐“‰› closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O6e ๐“‰œ closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O6f ๐“‰ closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O7 ๐“‰ž combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr X1 Use as mdw-nTr O6.
  O8 ๐“‰Ÿ combination of mdw-nTr O7 and mdw-nTr O29 Log. transliteration, “large building”.
  O9 ๐“‰  combination of mdw-nTr O7 and mdw-nTr V30 Log. transliteration, “Nephthys”.
  O10 ๐“‰ก combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr G5 Log. transliteration, “Hathor”.
  O10a ๐“‰ข combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr S34 Log. transliteration, “royal living quarters”.
  O10b ๐“‰ฃ combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr L2 Log. transliteration, “house of the king of Lower Egypt”.
  O10c ๐“‰ค combination of mdw-nTr O18 and mdw-nTr D2

Log. * transliteration, “Hut-her”. Ex. mdw-nTr 1, transliteration, “Hut-her-nekhet”.

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  O11 ๐“‰ฅ palace Log. transliteration, “palace”.
  O12 ๐“‰ฆ combination of mdw-nTr O11 and mdw-nTr D36 Use as mdw-nTr O11.
  O13 ๐“‰ง battlemented enclosure Log. or det. transliteration, “gateway”.
  O14 ๐“‰จ part of battlemented enclosure Use as mdw-nTr O13.
  O15 ๐“‰ฉ enclosure with mdw-nTr W10 and mdw-nTr X1 Log. transliteration, “hall”.
  O16 ๐“‰ช gateway with serpents

Log. or det. transliteration, “door (in temple)”.

Log. transliteration, “he of the door (title)”.

Use as mdw-nTr S22 [Log. or det. transliteration, “larboard”].

  O17 ๐“‰ซ open gateway with serpents Use as mdw-nTr O16.
  O18 ๐“‰ฌ shrine in profile Log. or det. transliteration, “chapel”.
  O19 ๐“‰ญ shrine with fence Det. shrine.
  O19a ๐“‰ฎ shrine Use as mdw-nTr O19.
  O20 ๐“‰ฏ shrine Det. sanctuary.
  O20a ๐“‰ฐ shrine Use as mdw-nTr O20.
  O21 ๐“‰ฑ faรงade of shrine Log. or det. transliteration, “booth”.
  O22 ๐“‰ฒ booth with pole

Log. or det. transliteration, “booth”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  O23 ๐“‰ณ double platform Log. or det. transliteration, “Sed festival”.
  O24 ๐“‰ด pyramid

Log. or det. transliteration, “pyramid”.

Det. pyramid.

  O24a ๐“‰ต pedestal of sun temple Det. in names of sun-obelisks.
  O25 ๐“‰ถ obelisk Log. or det. transliteration, “obelisk”.
  O25a ๐“‰ท obelisk and pedestal of sun temple Use as mdw-nTr O24a.
  O26 ๐“‰ธ stela

Log. or det. transliteration, “stela”.

Det. stela.

  O27 ๐“‰น hall of columns

Det. hall of columns.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  O28 ๐“‰บ column

Log. transliteration, “column”.

Phon. transliteration.

  O29 ๐“‰ป horizontal wooden column

Log. transliteration, “column”.

Phon. transliteration.

(group-writing) mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Phon. transliteration.

  O29a ๐“‰ผ vertical wooden column Use as mdw-nTr O29.
  O30 ๐“‰ฝ support

Log. or det. transliteration, “support”.

mdw-nTr Log. or det. transliteration, “the four support (of the sky)”.

  O30a ๐“‰พ four supports Use as 4ร— mdw-nTr O30.
  O31 ๐“‰ฟ door

Log. or det. transliteration, “door”.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. open.

  O32 ๐“Š€ gateway

Log. or det. transliteration, “door”.

Det. door, gateway.

  O33 ๐“Š faรงade of palace Log. or det. transliteration, “banner”.
  O33a ๐“Š‚ closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O34 ๐“Šƒ bolt

Log. transliteration, “bolt”.

Phon. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr R22 [Log. transliteration, “Ausim”].

  O35 ๐“Š„ combination of mdw-nTr O34 and mdw-nTr D54

Log. transliteration, “go”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “perish”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “bring”.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “go!”.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “who?”.

  O36 ๐“Š… wall

Log. or det. transliteration, “wall”.

Det. wall.

  O36a ๐“Š† opening of oval fortified wall enclosure Typ. opening of fortified wall cartouche.
  O36b ๐“Š‡ closing of oval fortified wall enclosure Typ. closing of fortified wall cartouche.
  O36c ๐“Šˆ opening of square fortified wall enclosure Typ. opening of square fortified wall cartouche.
  O36d ๐“Š‰ closure of square fortified wall enclosure Typ. closing of square fortified wall cartouche.
  O37 ๐“ŠŠ falling wall Det. overthrow, tilt.
  O38 ๐“Š‹ corner of wall

Log. or det. transliteration, “corner”, “court of magistrates”.

Det. gate, street.

Log. or det. transliteration, “(part of a title)”. Ex. mdw-nTr, transliteration transliteration transliteration, “(a title)”.

  O39 ๐“ŠŒ stone Det. stone.
  O40 ๐“Š stairway

Log. or det. transliteration, “stairway”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “terrace”.

Det. stairway.

  O41 ๐“ŠŽ double stairway Det. stairway, ascent.
  O42 ๐“Š fence

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  O43 ๐“Š low fence Use as mdw-nTr O42.
  O44 ๐“Š‘ emblem of Min Log. or det. transliteration, “rank”.
  O45 ๐“Š’ domed building Log. or det. transliteration, “harem”.
  O46 ๐“Š“ domed building Use as mdw-nTr O45.
  O47 ๐“Š” enclosed mound Log. transliteration, “Hieraconpolis”.
  O48 ๐“Š• enclosed mound Use as mdw-nTr O47.
  O49 ๐“Š– village

Log. transliteration, “city”.

Det. inhabited area.

  O50 ๐“Š— threshing floor

Log. or det. transliteration, “threshing floor”.

Phon. transliteration.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Log. transliteration transliteration, “(two times)”.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Typ. signifies that the preceding sequence of consonants is to be repeated.

  O50a ๐“Š˜ hieratic threshing floor Use as mdw-nTr O50.
  O50b ๐“Š™ mdw-nTr O50a reversed Use as mdw-nTr O50.
  O51 ๐“Šš pile of grain Log. or det. transliteration, “granary”.