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Learn Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs - Series 1 - Alphabet (Uniliterals) (Learn Hieroglyphs) [Kindle Edition]

Isabella DeCarlo
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• Learn the 24 Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyph Alphabet sound signs
• Learn 71 Hieroglyph Vocabulary words
• Learn 56 Hieroglyph Determinatives
• A total of 214 Quiz questions with answers to test and reinforce your knowledge
• Learn Pronunciation
• Learn Transliteration

Learn Hieroglyphs - the Alphabet is the first in a series of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Tutorials. With this first series you will be able to recognize the 24 hieroglyphs comprising the ancient Egyptian alphabet, also known as the uniliteral hieroglyphs or the sound signs.

Learn Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs – Series 1 - Alphabet includes 71 vocabulary words and 56 Determinatives. You will learn how to pronounce the hieroglyphs and you will learn all about transliteration and how scholars write them. There are quizzes for a totaling 214 questions.

Currently there are 4 tutorials in the Learn Hieroglyphs Series and they are:

• Series 1 – Alphabet: also called uniliterals which represent a single consonant sound hence the prefix uni in uniliterals
• Series 2 – Biliterals: - which are the result of combining 2 alphabet signs into one new hieroglyph
• Series 3 – Triliterals: - which are the result of combining 3 alphabet signs into one new hieroglyph
• Series 4 – Determinatives - added to vocabulary words to determine exactly what that word meant

Once you begin studying the hieroglyphs in this book start looking at different hieroglyph wall paintings, artifacts, literature, etc and see how many you can recognize. Remember though that they could be written right to left (the most common way), left to right or vertically.


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5.0 out of 5 stars They work ! February 5, 2013
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I am nearing the completion of learning and memorizing the third volume in this series. When I first opened this volume I thought it an impossible task but soon mastered it and the second volume. I can not imagine a better series of learning tools.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Learn Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics February 5, 2013
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Easy to use . A lot of review. Doesn't make any assumptions.
Highly recommended.
Will be very useful for beginners or people with some previous knowledge.
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5.0 out of 5 stars RATING REMARKS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT April 27, 2014
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Attractive images. Repetition to reinforce learning.

I still don't know how to pronouce one feather and two feathers - they seem to be the same soung "ee". Is the sound "y" the same as "ee" or "Why" as in "bygones". The final summary of answers for each Lesson should have been broken into five units per page to be immediately followed by the hieroglypics answer on the next page. As it stands, the student wouldn't be bothered to flick through over the previous pages to see if his answers are correct.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good Introduction to Hieroglphs April 25, 2014
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I have all five books to this series and find the presentation of material easy to comprehend and a great introduction for beginner students learning on their own.
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