U. Agriculture, Crafts, and Professions

U. Agriculture, Crafts, and Professions

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  U1 𓌳 sickle

Log. transliteration, “sickle-shaped end of boat”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

Det. reap.

Det. crooked.

  U2 𓌴 sickle (low) Use as mdw-nTr U1.
  U3 𓌵 combination of mdw-nTr U1 and mdw-nTr D4 Log. transliteration, “see”.
  U4 𓌶 combination of mdw-nTr U1 and mdw-nTr Aa11 Log. transliteration, “truth”.
  U5 𓌷 combination of mdw-nTr U2 and mdw-nTr Aa11 Use as mdw-nTr U4.
  U6 𓌸 diagonal hoe

Det. cultivate.

Phon. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr U8 [Phon. transliteration].

  U6a 𓌹 vertical hoe Use as mdw-nTr U6.
  U6b 𓌺 mdw-nTr U6a reversed Use as mdw-nTr U6.
  U7 𓌻 horizontal hoe Use as mdw-nTr U6.
  U8 𓌼 hoe without connecting rope

Log. or det. transliteration, “hoe”.

Phon. transliteration.

  U9 𓌽 grain-measure with grain

Det. grain.

Log. or det. transliteration, “heqat”.

  U10 𓌾 mdw-nTr U9 beneath mdw-nTr M33

Log. transliteration, “barley”.

Use as mdw-nTr U9 [Det. grain].

  U11 𓌿 combination of mdw-nTr S38 and mdw-nTr U9 Log. transliteration, “heqat”.
  U12 𓍀 combination of mdw-nTr D50 and mdw-nTr U9 Use as mdw-nTr U11.
  U13 𓍁 plough

Det. plough.

Log. or det. transliteration, “plough”.

Phon. transliteration.

Log. or det. transliteration, “seed”.

Use as mdw-nTr U14.

  U14 𓍂 two joined branches Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.
  U15 𓍃 sledge Phon. transliteration.
  U16 𓍄 sledge with head of jackal

Log. or det. transliteration, “sledge”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  U17 𓍅 pick in ground

Log. or det. transliteration, “establish”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  U18 𓍆 pick in basin Use as mdw-nTr U17.
  U19 𓍇 adze

Log. transliteration, “the two adzes”.

Phon. transliteration.

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

  U20 𓍈 adze Use as mdw-nTr U19.
  U21 𓍉 adze on wood

Log. or det. transliteration, “cut up”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

  U22 𓍊 chisel

Log. or det. transliteration, “carve”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

  U23 𓍋 chisel

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

  U23a 𓍌 chisel Use as mdw-nTr U23.
  U24 𓍍 drill for stone Log. or det. transliteration, “craft”.
  U25 𓍎 drill for stone Use as mdw-nTr U24.
  U26 𓍏 drill for beads Log. or det. transliteration, “open up”.
  U27 𓍐 drill for beads Use as mdw-nTr U26.
  U28 𓍑 fire-drill

Log. or det. transliteration, “fire-drill”.

Phon. transliteration.

mdw-nTr Log. transliteration, “l.p.h.!”.

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

  U29 𓍒 fire-drill Use as mdw-nTr U28.
  U29a 𓍓 fire-drill with string Use as mdw-nTr U28.
  U30 𓍔 kiln

Log. transliteration, “kiln”.

Phon. transliteration.

  U31 𓍕 baker’s rake

Log. or det. transliteration, “baker”.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

Log. or det. transliteration, “restrain”.

Use as mdw-nTr D19.

  U32 𓍖 pestle and mortar

Log. or det. transliteration, “pound”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

Det. pound, press down, heavy.

Det. transliteration, “salt”.

  U32a 𓍗 hieratic pestle and mortar Use as mdw-nTr U32.
  U33 𓍘 pestle

Log. transliteration, “pestle”.

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. transliteration.

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

  U34 𓍙 spindle

Log. or det. transliteration, “spin”.

Phon. transliteration.

  U35 𓍚 combination of mdw-nTr U34 and mdw-nTr I9 Use as mdw-nTr U34.
  U36 𓍛 club

Log. transliteration, “fuller”.

Phon. transliteration.

  U37 𓍜 razor Log. or det. transliteration, “shave”.
  U38 𓍝 balance Log. or det. transliteration, “balance”.
  U39 𓍞 post of balance

Log. or det. transliteration, “post (of balance)”.

Log. or det. transliteration, “raise”.

  U40 𓍟 hieratic post of balance

Use as mdw-nTr U39.

Use as mdw-nTr T13.

  U41 𓍠 plummet Log. or det. transliteration, “plummet”.
  U42 𓍡 pitchfork

Log. or det. transliteration, “pitchfork”.

Phon. transliteration.

Phon. det. transliteration.

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