"With the ankh—just lay your hand on him like Mbopo did," explained Critch, laughing.
Its hieroglyphic name is ankh, and its signification is “to live.”
The ankh (life-sign) below the sun is the determinative of the act of giving birth or life.
And here the inquiry is suggested, Was the ankh am the same as the modern henneh?
In short, whoever had possession o' the ankh could boss the whole country.
I led him forward a step, then picked up the ankh an' stood it on end.
"Lay him here this way—right beside the ankh," replied Burt.
And we can carry off this whole blamed zareba that way, with the ankh too!
Then come the two brothers carryin' the ankh between 'em on the spear.
We're in possession of the ankh, like Cap'n Mac was, so we're safe enough for the present.
tau cross with an oval at the top, Egyptian symbol of life, 1873, from Egyptian ankh, literally "life, soul." Also known as crux ansata.