N. Sky, Earth, Water

N. Sky, Earth, Water

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  N1 𓇯 sky

Log. or det. transliteration, “sky”.

Det. sky, high.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Onuris”.

Phon. transliteration, transliteration, transliteration.

Det. gate.

  N2 𓇰 sky with sceptre

Log. or det. transliteration, “night”.

Det. night.

  N3 𓇱 sky with sceptre Use as mdw-nTr N2.
  N4 𓇲 sky with rain

Log. or det. transliteration, “dew”.

Det. precipitation.

  N5 𓇳 sun

Log. or det. transliteration, “sun”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “day”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “day”.

Det. sun, time.

  N6 𓇴 sun with uraeus Log. or det. transliteration, “sun”.
  N7 𓇵 combination of mdw-nTr N5 and mdw-nTr T28 Log. transliteration, “day-time”.
  N8 𓇶 sunshine

Log. or det. transliteration, “sunshine”.

Det. shine.

Log. or det. transliteration, “rise”.

Phon. transliteration.

Log. transliteration, “sun-folk of Heliopolis”.

  N9 𓇷 moon with lower half obscured

Log. or det. transliteration, “New-moon festival”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N10 𓇸 moon with lower section obscured Use as mdw-nTr N9.
  N11 𓇹 crescent moon

Log. or det. transliteration, “moon”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “month”.

Log. transliteration, “month”.

Log. transliteration, “palm”.

Use as mdw-nTr F42.

  N12 𓇺 crescent moon Log. or det. transliteration, “moon”.
  N13 𓇻 combination of mdw-nTr N11 and mdw-nTr N14 Log. * transliteration, “half-month festival”.
  N14 𓇼 star

Log. or det. transliteration, “star”.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. star, time.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Log. or det. transliteration, “hour”.

  N15 𓇽 star in circle Log. or det. transliteration, “netherworld”.
  N16 𓇾 land with grains

Log. transliteration, “earth”, “land”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

Det. land, eternity.

  N17 𓇿 land Use as mdw-nTr N16.
  N18 𓈀 sandy tract

Log. transliteration, “island”.

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

Det. desert, foreign land.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Harakhti”.

  N18a 𓈁 combination of mdw-nTr N18 and mdw-nTr N35

Log. transliteration, “Amun”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N18b 𓈂 combination of mdw-nTr N18 and mdw-nTr O34 Phon. transliteration.
  N19 𓈃 two sandy tracts Use as 2× mdw-nTr N18.
  N20 𓈄 tongue of land

Log. or det. transliteration, “sandbank”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N21 𓈅 short tongue of land

Log. or det. transliteration, “land”.

Det. land.

Use as mdw-nTr N23.

  N22 𓈆 broad tongue of land

Use as mdw-nTr N20.

Det. land.

  N23 𓈇 irrigation canal

Det. irrigated land.

mdw-nTr Det. time.

  N24 𓈈 irrigation canal system

Log. or det. transliteration, “district”.

Det. province.

Det. garden.

  N25 𓈉 three hills

Log. or det. transliteration, “foreign land”.

Det. desert, foreign land.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Ha”.

  N25a 𓈊 three hills (low) Use as mdw-nTr N25.
  N26 𓈋 two hills

Log. transliteration, “mountain”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N27 𓈌 sun over mountain Log. transliteration, “horizon”.
  N28 𓈍 rays of sun over hill

Log. transliteration, “hill”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N29 𓈎 slope of hill

Log. or det. transliteration, “hill”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N30 𓈏 mound of earth Log. or det. transliteration, “mound”.
  N31 𓈐 road with shrubs

Log. or det. transliteration, “road”.

Det. road, travel, position.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “Onuris”.

Log. transliteration, “besides”.

Log. transliteration, “fall”.

Log. transliteration, “Horus”.

  N32 𓈑 lump of clay

Phon. det. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr F52.

  N33 𓈒 grain

Det. sand, metal, mineral, medicin.

Use as mdw-nTr A14.

mdw-nTr Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.

  N33a 𓈓 three grains Use as 3× mdw-nTr N33.
  N34 𓈔 ingot of metal

Log. * transliteration, “copper”.

Det. copper, bronze.

  N34a 𓈕 ingot of metal Use as mdw-nTr N34.
  N35 𓈖 ripple of water

Log. transliteration, “water”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

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

Use as mdw-nTr N17.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “water”.

mdw-nTr Phon. transliteration.

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

mdw-nTr Det. water, liquid and associated actions.

mdw-nTr, mdw-nTr Det. river, lake, sea.

  N35a 𓈗 three ripples of water Use as 3× mdw-nTr N35.
  N36 𓈘 canal

Log. or det. transliteration, “canal”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. river, lake, sea.

  N37 𓈙 pool

Log. transliteration, “pool”.

Phon. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr N36.

  N37a 𓈚 pool Use as mdw-nTr N37.
  N38 𓈛 deep pool Use as mdw-nTr N37.
  N39 𓈜 pool with water Use as mdw-nTr N37.
  N40 𓈝 combination of mdw-nTr N37 and mdw-nTr D54 mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “go”.
  N41 𓈞 well with ripple of water

Det. well, pool, marsh.

Phon. transliteration.

Log. or det. transliteration, “* uterus”.

Phon. transliteration.

  N42 𓈟 well with line of water Use as mdw-nTr N41.
  NL1 𓈠 sign of first nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Inbuhedi (first nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL2 𓈡 sign of second nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Khepesh (second nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL3 𓈢 sign of third nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Imenti (third nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL4 𓈣 sign of fourth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “southern Neret (fourth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL5 𓈤 sign of fifth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “northern Neret (fifth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL5a 𓈥 sign of fifth nome of Lower Egypt Use as mdw-nTr NL5.
  NL6 𓈦 sign of sixth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Khasu (sixth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL7 𓈧 sign of seventh nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Hui-imenti (seventh nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL8 𓈨 sign of eighth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Hui-jabtj (eighth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL9 𓈩 sign of ninth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Anedjiti (ninth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL10 𓈪 sign of tenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Kem-wer (tenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL11 𓈫 sign of eleventh nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Hesbu (eleventh nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL12 𓈬 sign of twelfth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Tjeb-netjer (twelfth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL13 𓈭 sign of thirteenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Heqa-ondju (thirteenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL14 𓈮 sign of fourteenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Khenti-abt (fourteenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL15 𓈯 sign of fifteenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Djehuti (fifteenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL16 𓈰 sign of sixteenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Hat-mehit (sixteenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL17 𓈱 sign of seventeenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Sema-Behdet (seventeenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL17a 𓈲 sign of seventeenth nome of Lower Egypt Use as mdw-nTr NL17.
  NL18 𓈳 sign of eighteenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “southern Imet (eighteenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL19 𓈴 sign of nineteenth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “northern Imet (nineteenth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NL20 𓈵 sign of twentieth nome of Lower Egypt Log. transliteration, “Sopdu (twentieth nome of Lower Egypt)”.
  NU1 𓈶 sign of first nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Taseti (first nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU2 𓈷 sign of second nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Wetjes-Hor (second nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU3 𓈸 sign of third nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Nekhen (third nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU4 𓈹 sign of fourth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Waset (fourth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU5 𓈺 sign of fifth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Netjerui (fifth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU6 𓈻 sign of sixth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Iqer (sixth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU7 𓈼 sign of seventh nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Bat (seventh nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU8 𓈽 sign of eighth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Tawer (eighth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU9 𓈾 sign of ninth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Menu (ninth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU10 𓈿 sign of tenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Wadjit (tenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU10a 𓉀 sign of tenth nome of Upper Egypt Use as mdw-nTr NU10.
  NU11 𓉁 sign of eleventh nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Sha (eleventh nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU11a 𓉂 sign of eleventh nome of Upper Egypt Use as mdw-nTr NU11.
  NU12 𓉃 sign of twelfth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Atfet (twelfth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU13 𓉄 sign of thirteenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “southern Nedjfit (thirteenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU14 𓉅 sign of fourteenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “northern Nedjfit (fourteenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU15 𓉆 sign of fifteenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Unet (fifteenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU16 𓉇 sign of sixteenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Ma-hedi (sixteenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU17 𓉈 sign of seventeenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Input (seventeenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU18 𓉉 sign of eighteenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Nemti (eighteenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU18a 𓉊 sign of eighteenth nome of Upper Egypt Use as mdw-nTr NU18.
  NU19 𓉋 sign of nineteenth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Wabui (nineteenth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU20 𓉌 sign of twentieth nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “southern Noret (twentieth nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU21 𓉍 sign of twenty-first nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “northern Noret (twenty-first nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU22 𓉎 sign of twenty-second nome of Upper Egypt Log. transliteration, “Medenit (twenty-second nome of Upper Egypt)”.
  NU22a 𓉏 sign of second nome of Upper Egypt Use as mdw-nTr NU22.
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