Kemetian writing uses more than 2,000 Mdw Ntr characters. Each character represents an object in KMT. Mdw Ntr could stand for the sound of the object or it could stand for an idea that associates with the object.
Biliterals- Biliterals are hieroglyphs, which were substituted in place of pairs of alphabet characters. The sound of the biliteral hieroglyph is the same as the sound of the alphabet characters it replaces.
Standards- Hieroglyphic writing was written in columns or rows. Reading direction is determined by the direction that human and animal figures faced. Reading starts from the direction that figures face and continues in the opposite direction.
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more from Dr. Poe about the isolation of vowels
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This section talks about why Mdw Ntr doesn't use vowels: Dr. Poe says it is not really known why Mdw Ntr does not use vowels, but languages like Arabic and Hebrew all coming from around the same place in the world both don’t use vowels. He said the people studying Mdw Ntr added in vowels so that it was easier to read. He also gives us a sentence to read without vowels to see if it is possible to read.