Definition of ansata in English:

ansata

noun

  • More fully "ansata cross", "cross ansata". = "ankh". Compare earlier "ansate cross", "ansated cross".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mackenzie Walcott (1821–1880), ecclesiologist. Shortened from crux ansata.

Pronunciation

ansata

/anˈsɑːtə/