This sentence uses mk again, but introduces dependent pronouns. Dependent pronouns are used as the subject with the particle mk in sentences that don't have verbs. We've added is to make the English flow more naturally. Direct objects Who or what does the action:
Write out your name the way you usually do on a piece of scrap paper. Look for these tricky things in particular: Silent letters in your name. If there are letters in your name that are not sounded out, don't write them in hieroglyphs.
Some hieroglyphs stand for two letters. Does yoru name have a 'sh', 'ch', or 'th' sound? You will only need one hieroglyph for these.
If you have double letters in your name, say your name out loud and listen to hear if the double letter is really sounded out twice.
If you don't hear the letter twice, don't repeat the hieroglyph. Step 2 Write your name out again using the sounds in your name instead of the letters. Remember the tricky things to watch out for. Step 3 Use the hieroglyph key PDF to find hieroglyphs to match each sound in your name.
Write each hieroglyph beneath the corresponding sound. If you want to show that your name belongs to a boy or a girl, you can add one of these symbols: Step 4 Figure out a nice arrangement for your hieroglyphs.
They can run left to right, right to left, or up and down, and the Ancient Egyptians liked their names to look nice, so they would try to group the signs to fit into a neat square or rectangle.
Hieroglyphs can be written from left to right like Englishright to left like Arabic, Hebrew, or Urduor even top to bottom like Chinese. However you write them, all the faces of the figures should be pointing in the same direction.
To read the hieroglyphs, read in the direction that moves toward their faces. Step 5 Draw out your hieroglyphs on a clean sheet of paper.
Step 6 Enclose your name in a cartouche if you want to show that you are royalty! Tips Long signs can be written above one another.
Use pencil until you have your name the way you want it before going over it with ink. Follow-Up How does the number of hieroglyphs in your name compare to the number of letters?
Do you find it easier to write your name in hieroglyphs or English? How long do you think it would have taken a scribe to learn to read and write hieroglyphs?Egyptian writing began as pictographic and was later combined with sound signs to produce a difficult and complicated script that the Greeks called hieroglyphics.
They looked a little like hieroglyphics, but a lot more complicated. Hieroglyphics are symbols in the form of pictures which are used in some writing systems, for example those of ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egyptian writing is known as hieroglyphics ('sacred carvings') and developed at some point prior to the Early Dynastic Period (c. BCE). According to some scholars, the concept of the written word was first developed in Mesopotamia and came to Egypt through trade.
Sentence structure in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing is best learned by syntax, where the word order is learned by use, much like a child learns the word order in language by mimicry.
At all periods, moreover, hieroglyphic writing was a branch of decorative art, and it may have been that the ancient Egyptian, like the modern Turk, resented too much lucidity, and liked his literary compositions to be veiled in a certain obscurity. Write out your name the way you usually do on a piece of scrap paper.
Look for these tricky things in particular: Silent letters in your name. If there are letters in your name that are not sounded out, don't write them in hieroglyphs.
Look for silent letters in your name and *put a line through them*. Some hieroglyphs stand for two letters.