G. Birds

G. Birds

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  G1 𓄿 Egyptian vulture

Log. transliteration, “vulture”.

Phon. transliteration.

  G2 𓅀 two Egyptian vultures Phon. transliteration.
  G3 𓅁 combination of mdw-nTr G1 and mdw-nTr U1 Phon. transliteration.
  G4 𓅂 buzzard Phon. transliteration.
  G5 𓅃 falcon Log. transliteration, “Horus”.
  G6 𓅄 combination of mdw-nTr G5 and mdw-nTr S45 Det. transliteration, “falcon”. Ex. mdw-nTr .
  G6a 𓅅 falcon on mdw-nTr V30 mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “the two lords”.
  G7 𓅆 falcon on mdw-nTr R12

Det. transliteration, “Horus”.

Det. god, king.

Log. transliteration, “I (king)”.

Det. first person singular (king). Ex. mdw-nTr, transliteration, “me”.

  G7a 𓅇 falcon in boat Log. transliteration, “Nemti”.
  G7b 𓅈 falcon in boat Use as mdw-nTr G7a.
  G8 𓅉 falcon on mdw-nTr S12 Log. transliteration, “Gold Horus”.
  G9 𓅊 falcon with mdw-nTr N5 on head Log. transliteration, “Re-Harakhti”.
  G10 𓅋 falcon in Sokar barque

Log. or det. transliteration, “Sokar”.

Det. transliteration, “Sokar-bark”.

  G11 𓅌 image of falcon

Det. transliteration, “divine image”. Ex. mdw-nTr .

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

  G11a 𓅍 image of falcon on mdw-nTr R12 Use as mdw-nTr G11 [Det. transliteration, “divine image”].
  G12 𓅎 combination of mdw-nTr G11 and mdw-nTr S45 Use as mdw-nTr G11 [Det. transliteration, “divine image”].
  G13 𓅏 image of falcon with mdw-nTr S9

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Horus of Hieraconpolis”.

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

  G14 𓅐 vulture

Log. or det. transliteration, “vulture”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  G15 𓅑 combination of mdw-nTr G14 and mdw-nTr S45 Log. transliteration, “Mut”.
  G16 𓅒 vulture and cobra each on mdw-nTr V30 Log. transliteration, “Two Ladies”.
  G17 𓅓 owl Phon. transliteration.
  G18 𓅔 two owls

Phon. transliteration.

Log. transliteration, “therein”.

  G19 𓅕 combination of mdw-nTr G17 and mdw-nTr D37

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  G20 𓅖 combination of mdw-nTr G17 and mdw-nTr D36 Use as mdw-nTr G19.
  G20a 𓅗 combination of mdw-nTr G17 and mdw-nTr D21 Phon. transliteration.
  G21 𓅘 guinea-fowl

Log. transliteration, “guinea-fowl”.

Phon. transliteration.

  G22 𓅙 hoopoe Phon. transliteration.
  G23 𓅚 lawping Log. or det. transliteration, “common folk”.
  G24 𓅛 lawping with twisted wings Use as mdw-nTr G23.
  G25 𓅜 northern bald ibis

Log. transliteration, “spirit”.

Phon. transliteration.

  G26 𓅝 sacred ibis on mdw-nTr R12

Log. or det. transliteration, “ibis”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “Thoth”.

  G26a 𓅞 sacred ibis Use as mdw-nTr G26.
  G27 𓅟 flamingo

Log. or det. transliteration, “flamingo”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  G28 𓅠 glossy ibis Phon. transliteration.
  G29 𓅡 saddle-billed stork

Log. transliteration, “soul”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

  G30 𓅢 three saddle-billed storks Log. transliteration, “might”.
  G31 𓅣 heron

Log. or det. transliteration, “phoenix”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “heron”.

  G32 𓅤 heron on perch Log. or det. transliteration, “inundated”.
  G33 𓅥 cattle egret

Log. or det. transliteration, “egret”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

  G34 𓅦 ostrich Log. or det. transliteration, “ostrich”.
  G35 𓅧 cormorant Phon. transliteration.
  G36 𓅨 swallow

Phon. transliteration.

Log. or det. transliteration, “swallow”.

  G36a 𓅩 swallow (low) Use as mdw-nTr G36.
  G37 𓅪 sparrow

Log. or det. transliteration, “small”.

Det. small, bad, defective.

  G37a 𓅫 sparrow (low) Use as mdw-nTr G37.
  G38 𓅬 white-fronted goose

Log. or det. transliteration, “white-fronted goose”.

Det. goose.

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Det. (any) bird, flying insect.

  G39 𓅭 pintail

Log. or det. transliteration, “pintail”.

Phon. transliteration.

  G40 𓅮 pintail flying

Log. transliteration, “fly”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

Use as mdw-nTr G41.

  G41 𓅯 pintail alighting

Det. transliteration, “alight”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

mdw-nTr Phon. det. transliteration.

mdw-nTr Phon. det. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr G40.

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

Det. (any) bird, flying insect.

  G42 𓅰 widgeon

Log. or det. transliteration, “fatten”.

Det. transliteration, “provisions”.

  G43 𓅱 quail chick Phon. transliteration.
  G43a 𓅲 combination of mdw-nTr G43 and mdw-nTr X1

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  G44 𓅳 two quail chicks Phon. transliteration.
  G45 𓅴 combination of mdw-nTr G43 and mdw-nTr D36 Phon. transliteration.
  G45a 𓅵 combination of mdw-nTr G43 and mdw-nTr D37

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  G46 𓅶 combination of mdw-nTr G43 and mdw-nTr U1 Phon. transliteration.
  G47 𓅷 duckling

Log. transliteration, “nestling”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

  G48 𓅸 three ducklings in nest Log. or det. transliteration, “nest”.
  G49 𓅹 three ducklings in pool Log. or det. transliteration, “nest”.
  G50 𓅺 two plovers Log. transliteration, “washerman”.
  G51 𓅻 bird pecking at fish Det. transliteration, “catch fish”. Ex. mdw-nTr .
  G52 𓅼 goose picking up grain Det. transliteration, “feed”. Ex. mdw-nTr .
  G53 𓅽 human-headed bird with mdw-nTr R7 Log. transliteration, “soul”.
  G54 𓅾 plucked bird

Det. transliteration, “wring neck (of bird)”. Ex. mdw-nTr .

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

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