O. Buildings, Parts of Buildings, etc.

O. Buildings, Parts of Buildings, etc.

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  O1 𓉐 house

Log. transliteration, “house”.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. building, seat, place.

  O1a 𓉑 combination of mdw-nTr O1 and mdw-nTr S34 Log. transliteration, “temple scriptorium”.
  O2 𓉒 combination of mdw-nTr O1 and mdw-nTr T3 Log. transliteration, “treasury”.
  O3 𓉓 combination of mdw-nTr O1, mdw-nTr P8, mdw-nTr X3, and mdw-nTr W22 Log. transliteration, “invocation offerings”.
  O4 𓉔 shelter

Log. transliteration, “grounds”.

Phon. transliteration.

  O5 𓉕 winding wall from upper-left corner

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

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  O5a 𓉖 winding wall from lower-left corner Use as mdw-nTr O5.
  O6 𓉗 enclosure

Log. transliteration, “(large) building”.

Log. transliteration, “quary”.

  O6a 𓉘 opening of transliteration-enclosure Typ. opening of transliteration enclosure.
  O6b 𓉙 opening of transliteration-enclosure Typ. opening of transliteration enclosure.
  O6c 𓉚 opening of transliteration-enclosure Typ. opening of transliteration enclosure.
  O6d 𓉛 closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O6e 𓉜 closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O6f 𓉝 closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O7 𓉞 combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr X1 Use as mdw-nTr O6.
  O8 𓉟 combination of mdw-nTr O7 and mdw-nTr O29 Log. transliteration, “large building”.
  O9 𓉠 combination of mdw-nTr O7 and mdw-nTr V30 Log. transliteration, “Nephthys”.
  O10 𓉡 combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr G5 Log. transliteration, “Hathor”.
  O10a 𓉢 combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr S34 Log. transliteration, “royal living quarters”.
  O10b 𓉣 combination of mdw-nTr O6 and mdw-nTr L2 Log. transliteration, “house of the king of Lower Egypt”.
  O10c 𓉤 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 𓉥 palace Log. transliteration, “palace”.
  O12 𓉦 combination of mdw-nTr O11 and mdw-nTr D36 Use as mdw-nTr O11.
  O13 𓉧 battlemented enclosure Log. or det. transliteration, “gateway”.
  O14 𓉨 part of battlemented enclosure Use as mdw-nTr O13.
  O15 𓉩 enclosure with mdw-nTr W10 and mdw-nTr X1 Log. transliteration, “hall”.
  O16 𓉪 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 𓉫 open gateway with serpents Use as mdw-nTr O16.
  O18 𓉬 shrine in profile Log. or det. transliteration, “chapel”.
  O19 𓉭 shrine with fence Det. shrine.
  O19a 𓉮 shrine Use as mdw-nTr O19.
  O20 𓉯 shrine Det. sanctuary.
  O20a 𓉰 shrine Use as mdw-nTr O20.
  O21 𓉱 façade of shrine Log. or det. transliteration, “booth”.
  O22 𓉲 booth with pole

Log. or det. transliteration, “booth”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  O23 𓉳 double platform Log. or det. transliteration, “Sed festival”.
  O24 𓉴 pyramid

Log. or det. transliteration, “pyramid”.

Det. pyramid.

  O24a 𓉵 pedestal of sun temple Det. in names of sun-obelisks.
  O25 𓉶 obelisk Log. or det. transliteration, “obelisk”.
  O25a 𓉷 obelisk and pedestal of sun temple Use as mdw-nTr O24a.
  O26 𓉸 stela

Log. or det. transliteration, “stela”.

Det. stela.

  O27 𓉹 hall of columns

Det. hall of columns.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  O28 𓉺 column

Log. transliteration, “column”.

Phon. transliteration.

  O29 𓉻 horizontal wooden column

Log. transliteration, “column”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

  O29a 𓉼 vertical wooden column Use as mdw-nTr O29.
  O30 𓉽 support

Log. or det. transliteration, “support”.

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

  O30a 𓉾 four supports Use as 4× mdw-nTr O30.
  O31 𓉿 door

Log. or det. transliteration, “door”.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. open.

  O32 𓊀 gateway

Log. or det. transliteration, “door”.

Det. door, gateway.

  O33 𓊁 façade of palace Log. or det. transliteration, “banner”.
  O33a 𓊂 closing of transliteration-enclosure Typ. closing of transliteration enclosure.
  O34 𓊃 bolt

Log. transliteration, “bolt”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

  O35 𓊄 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 𓊅 wall

Log. or det. transliteration, “wall”.

Det. wall.

  O36a 𓊆 opening of oval fortified wall enclosure Typ. opening of fortified wall cartouche.
  O36b 𓊇 closing of oval fortified wall enclosure Typ. closing of fortified wall cartouche.
  O36c 𓊈 opening of square fortified wall enclosure Typ. opening of square fortified wall cartouche.
  O36d 𓊉 closure of square fortified wall enclosure Typ. closing of square fortified wall cartouche.
  O37 𓊊 falling wall Det. overthrow, tilt.
  O38 𓊋 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 𓊌 stone Det. stone.
  O40 𓊍 stairway

Log. or det. transliteration, “stairway”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “terrace”.

Det. stairway.

  O41 𓊎 double stairway Det. stairway, ascent.
  O42 𓊏 fence

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  O43 𓊐 low fence Use as mdw-nTr O42.
  O44 𓊑 emblem of Min Log. or det. transliteration, “rank”.
  O45 𓊒 domed building Log. or det. transliteration, “harem”.
  O46 𓊓 domed building Use as mdw-nTr O45.
  O47 𓊔 enclosed mound Log. transliteration, “Hieraconpolis”.
  O48 𓊕 enclosed mound Use as mdw-nTr O47.
  O49 𓊖 village

Log. transliteration, “city”.

Det. inhabited area.

  O50 𓊗 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 𓊘 hieratic threshing floor Use as mdw-nTr O50.
  O50b 𓊙 mdw-nTr O50a reversed Use as mdw-nTr O50.
  O51 𓊚 pile of grain Log. or det. transliteration, “granary”.
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