The word hieroglyphic, similar to hieroglyph, comes from the Greek adjective ἱερογλυφικός (hieroglyphikos), a compound of ἱερός ('sacred') and γλύφω ('Ι carve, engrave'). The glyphs themselves were called τὰ ἱερογλυφικὰ γράμματα ('the sacred engraved letters').
From the entry above, hieroglyph can be translated into "sacred engraved letters" or perhaps, "sacred writing". These "sacred writings" have been on this Earth quite some time; they could be ancient.
In the dictionary, it says hieroglyphs are hard to decipher. Here at Ancient Hieroglyphs KT has collected an assortment of Neopian Times articles to help you learn how to write or draw! Should it be stories for the NT, Story Telling Competitions, novels or even artwork, the collection of NT articles will surely help you!
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