Meaning of ANKH in English


ˈaŋk, ˈä- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Egyptian 'nḫ

: a figure like a cross having a loop instead of an upper vertical arm used especially in ancient Egypt as an attribute or sacred emblem symbolizing life — called also ansate cross, crux ansata, handled cross, key of life


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