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L1
L1
Dung beetle
Phonetic: kpr
Determinative: Dung beetle, become, emerge.
Ideogram:
L2
L2
Bee
Phonetic: for bjt (only in "king of lower Egypt" (bjt))
Determinative: bee (bjt)
Ideogram:
Note[1]
L3
L3
Fly
Phonetic:
Determinative: Fly (aped)
Ideogram:
L4
L4
Common locust
Phonetic:
Determinative: Grasshopper (snachmn), locust
Ideogram:
L5
L5
Centipede
Phonetic:
Determinative: for centipede (spA)
Ideogram:
L6
L6
Bivalve shell
Phonetic: or ichA (rarely)
Determinative:
Ideogram:
L7
L7
Scorpion
Phonetic:
Determinative: Scorpion
Ideogram: Goddess Selkis (srqt)
Modified for religious reasons

References

  1. This hieroglyphic shows the very important hieroglyphic for bee, that stands also for honey. It is found very often on pharaonic naming-inscriptions-(as the combined term: Nesu-bity), because this hieroglyphic is a symbol for Lower Egypt together with the sedge, the symbol that stands for Upper Egypt, showing the domination of the Pharaohs over Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt.

External links

es:Anexo:Lista de Gardiner (L) invertebrados y otros animales