L. Invertebrates and Lesser Animals

L. Invertebrates and Lesser Animals

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  L1 𓆣 dung beetle

Log. or det. transliteration, “dung beetle”.

Phon. transliteration.

  L2 𓆤 bee

Log. transliteration, “bee”.

Phon. transliteration.

  L2a 𓆥 combination of mdw-nTr M23, mdw-nTr L2 and two mdw-nTr X1 Log. transliteration, “king of Upper and Lower Egypt”.
  L3 𓆦 fly Log. or det. transliteration, “fly (noun)”.
  L4 𓆧 locust Log. or det. transliteration, “locust”.
  L5 𓆨 centipede Log. or det. transliteration, “centipede”.
  L6 𓆩 shell Phon. transliteration.
  L6a 𓆪 mdw-nTr L6 reversed Use as mdw-nTr L6.
  L7 𓆫 scorpion Log. transliteration, “Selkis”.
  L8 𓆬

Phon. * transliteration. Ex. mdw-nTr 1, transliteration, “Ankh”.

1 GITB 801-221-400.

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