Hieroglyphist
Hieroglyphist \Hi`er*og"ly*phist\ (?; 277), n. One versed in hieroglyphics. --Gliddon. [1913 Webster]

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  • hieroglyphist — /huy euhr euh glif ist, huy reuh , huy euh rog leuh fist, huy rog /, n. 1. a person who studies hieroglyphics; hieroglyphologist. 2. a person who writes in hieroglyphics. [1820 30; HIEROGLYPH(ICS) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • hieroglyphist — hi·er·o·glyph·ist …   English syllables

  • hieroglyphist — /haɪərəˈglɪfəst/ (say huyuhruh glifuhst), /haɪəˈrɒgləfəst/ (say huyuh rogluhfuhst) noun 1. a student of hieroglyphics. 2. a writer of hieroglyphics …   Australian English dictionary

  • hieroglyphist — ˌ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˈglifə̇st, ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷; ˌhīəˈrägləf , hīˈrä noun ( s) : a writer of hieroglyphics …   Useful english dictionary

  • hieroglyph —   n. picture of object representing sound or word in ancient Egyptian writing.    ♦ hieroglyphic, n. & a.    ♦ hieroglyphics, n. such picture writing; illegible handwriting.    ♦ hieroglyphist, n. writer of hieroglyphics.    ♦ hieroglyphology, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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