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Translate your name into Egyptian Hieroglyphics

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 17, 2003

Translate your name into Egyptian Hieroglyphics.

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RubenOct 18, 2003 at 11:11AM

Too bad. No E and no U. It can’t translate my name.

AndrewOct 18, 2003 at 8:12PM

That’s because Egyptian hieroglyphics omitted vowels for the most part. The pronunciation of Egyptian (which has gone through many changes) is still up for debate. A good summary can be found here: The Pronunciation of Ancient Egyptian.

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