ANKH

Etymology

Noun

ankh (plural ankhs)

A cross shaped like a T with a loop at the top, the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the Egyptian triliteral ꜥnḫ (“life”) and often used as an amulet or charm for this concept.

tau cross

Synonyms

• (cross): ansate cross, crux ansata, Egyptian cross

Anagrams

• Hank, Kahn, Khan, hank, khan

Source: Wiktionary


Ankh, n. [Egypt.] (Egypt. Archæol.)

Definition: A tau cross with a loop at the top, used as an attribute or sacred emblem, symbolizing generation or enduring life. Called also crux ansata.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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