Definition of hieroglyphical in English:



  • See hieroglyphic

    • ‘The learned adhere closely to their hieroglyphical writing, representing every word by its corresponding picture.’
    • ‘‘The numerals of Pythagoras,’ says Porphyry, ‘were hieroglyphical symbols, by means whereof he explained all ideas concerning the nature of all things.’’
    • ‘It has been said that of the component elements of his hieroglyphical name, Isis is the first, and that the name Osiris really signifies the ‘Eye of Isis.’’
    • ‘Phase's work became ever more complex and grew further and further away from its original simple signature towards a hieroglyphical calligraphic abstraction.’