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The ``alphabetic'' signs can be called like shown in table 1. The Letters A, i, a, w, b, p, f, m, n, r, h, H, x, X, z, s, S, q, k, g, t, T, d, and D are used both for the hieroglyphs and their transliteration.

Table 1: Alphabetical signs 

Signs are named, either after their transliterations (for example, xpr is

) or after their Gardiner Code. See appendix B for a list of codes. For a complete list, see [1], which intends to be the format for encoding hieroglyphic texts.

A few codes are used for signs variants; these are pA' and k' which write



Serge Rosmorduc
Tue Apr 11 14:51:55 MET DST 1995