Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics A, B, C

HIEROGLYPH A
HIEROGLYPH A

There are two hieroglyphs for the letter "A". They represent the different sounds of the letter.

The vulture, which is usually a sign for divine power, is used for the "ah" sound in words like around and about, and names like Adam.

The arm is used for the "ay" sound in words like say, sail and sale, and names like Amy.

HIEROGLYPH B
HIEROGLYPH B

The foot and lower leg is used for the "B" sound in words like boy and bubble, and names like Bobby and Bernadette.

HIEROGLYPH C
HIEROGLYPH C

There are two hieroglyphs for the letter "C". They represent the different sounds of the letter.

The basket is used for the hard 'C' sound in words like club and country, and names like Craig and Claire.

The folded cloth is used for the soft 'C' sound in words like nice and peaceful, and names like Cindy and Cecilia.