character [hieroglyph]

character [hieroglyph]
йероглиф {м}

noun


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  • Character (word) — A character (from the Greek gr. engraved or stamped mark (on coins or seals), branding mark, symbol ) may refer to any sign or symbol.EtymologyGreek gr. χαρακτήρ is a nomen agentis of a verb gr. χαράσσω with a meaning to sharpen, to whet , and… …   Wikipedia

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  • character — I. noun Etymology: Middle English caracter, from Latin character mark, distinctive quality, from Greek charaktēr, from charassein to scratch, engrave; perhaps akin to Lithuanian žerti to scratch Date: 14th century 1. a. a conventionalized graphic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hieroglyph — noun Etymology: French hiéroglyphe, from Middle French, back formation from hieroglyphique Date: 1598 1. a character used in a system of hieroglyphic writing 2. something that resembles a hieroglyph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hittite hieroglyph — noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st H 1. hittite hieroglyphs plural : a system of writing known from inscriptions from Asia Minor and especially northern Syria dating from about 1500 B.C. to about 600 B.C. and composed of pictorial symbols partly …   Useful english dictionary

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