hieroglyphology

hieroglyphology

[hahy-er-uh-gli-fol-uh-jee, hahy-ruh-]
noun
the study of hieroglyphic writing.

Origin:
hieroglyph(ics) + -o- + -logy

hieroglyphologist, noun
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Main Entry:  hieroglyphology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study picture writing, esp. hieroglyphics
Etymology:  Greek hieros + glyphein 'to carve'
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