Z. Strokes

Z. Strokes

Gardiner Number Sign Description of Sign Functions
  Z1 𓏤 stroke

Typ. signifies that the thing depicted by a neighbouring sign is meant.

Typ. space filler.

Log. transliteration, “I”.

Use as mdw-nTr Z5.

mdw-nTr Use as mdw-nTr Z4.

mdw-nTr Typ. signifies plurality, also used after collective nouns.

mdw-nTr Phon. transliteration.

  Z2 𓏥 three mdw-nTr Z1 horizontally Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z2a 𓏦 three mdw-nTr Z1 horizontally Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z2b 𓏧 three mdw-nTr D67 horizontally Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z2c 𓏨 three mdw-nTr Z1 in triangular arrangement Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z2d 𓏩 three mdw-nTr Z1 in triangular arrangement Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z3 𓏪 three mdw-nTr Z1 vertically Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z3a 𓏫 three lying mdw-nTr Z1 vertically Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z3b 𓏬 three mdw-nTr D67 vertically Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z4 𓏭 two diagonal strokes

Typ. signifies duality.

Phon. transliteration.

Typ. replaces two human figures, or signs difficult to draw.

  Z4a 𓏮 two mdw-nTr Z1 horizontally Use as 2× mdw-nTr Z1.
  Z5 𓏯 curved diagonal stroke Typ. replaces human figure, or sign difficult to draw.
  Z5a 𓏰 diagonal stroke Use as mdw-nTr Z5.
  Z6 𓏱 hieratic substitute for mdw-nTr A13 or mdw-nTr A14

Use as mdw-nTr A13.

Use as mdw-nTr A14.

  Z7 𓏲 hieratic quail chick Use as mdw-nTr G43.
  Z8 𓏳 oval Det. round.
  Z9 𓏴 diagonal cross

Det. break, divide, cross, answer.

Log. transliteration, “1/4”.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

Phon. or phon. det. transliteration.

  Z10 𓏵 wide diagonal cross Use as mdw-nTr Z9.
  Z11 𓏶 cross

Phon. transliteration.

Use as mdw-nTr M42.

  Z12 𓏷 hieratic striking man Phon. det. transliteration.
  Z13 𓏸 circle

Det. round.

Phon. det. transliteration.

  Z14 𓏹 indeterminable hieratic tick

Use as mdw-nTr Z7.

Use as mdw-nTr X1.

  Z15 𓏺 long vertical stroke Log. transliteration, “1”.
  Z15a 𓏻  … Use as 2× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15b 𓏼  … Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15c 𓏽  … Use as 4× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15d 𓏾  … Use as 5× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15e 𓏿  … Use as 6× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15f 𓐀  … Use as 7× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15g 𓐁  … Use as 8× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15h 𓐂  … Use as 9× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z15i 𓐃  … Use as 5× mdw-nTr Z15.
  Z16 𓐄 long horizontal stroke Log. transliteration, “1 (in days of the month)”.
  Z16a 𓐅  … Use as 2× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16b 𓐆  … Use as 3× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16c 𓐇  … Use as 4× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16d 𓐈  … Use as 5× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16e 𓐉  … Use as 6× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16f 𓐊  … Use as 7× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16g 𓐋  … Use as 8× mdw-nTr Z16.
  Z16h 𓐌  … Use as 9× mdw-nTr Z16.
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