adverb see hieratic

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  • hieratic — hieratically, adv. /huy euh rat ik, huy rat /, adj. 1. Also, hieratical. of or pertaining to priests or the priesthood; sacerdotal; priestly. 2. noting or pertaining to a form of ancient Egyptian writing consisting of abridged forms of… …   Universalium

  • hieratic — adjective Etymology: Latin hieraticus sacerdotal, from Greek hieratikos, from hierasthai to perform priestly functions, from hieros sacred; probably akin to Sanskrit iṣara vigorous Date: 1669 1. constituting or belonging to a cursive form of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hieratic — [ˌhʌɪə ratɪk] adjective 1》 of or concerning priests. 2》 of or in the ancient Egyptian writing of abridged hieroglyphics used by priests. Compare with demotic. 3》 of or concerning Egyptian or Greek styles of art adhering to early methods as laid… …   English new terms dictionary

  • hieratic — /haɪəˈrætɪk / (say huyuh ratik) adjective 1. relating to priests or to the priesthood; priestly. 2. denoting or relating to a form of ancient Egyptian writing consisting of abridged forms of hieroglyphics, used by the priests in their records. 3 …   Australian English dictionary

  • hieratic — [hī΄ər at′ik] adj. [L hieraticus < Gr hieratikos, of a priest s office, sacerdotal < hieros, sacred: see HIERO ] 1. of or used by priests; priestly; sacerdotal 2. designating or of the abridged form of cursive hieroglyphic writing once used …   English World dictionary

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