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hieroglyphology

[hahy-er-uh-gli-fol-uh-jee, hahy-ruh-] /ˌhaɪ ər ə glɪˈfɒl ə dʒi, ˌhaɪ rə-/
noun
1.
the study of hieroglyphic writing.
Origin
hieroglyph(ics) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
hieroglyphologist, noun
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Contemporary definitions for hieroglyphologist
noun

the study picture writing, esp. hieroglyphics

Word Origin

Greek hieros + glyphein 'to carve'

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