THE LETTER "S" in Hieroglyphics

Letter S in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

The ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol for the letter "S" is the cloth. 
Take a close look at the symbol above. It looks like a piece of cloth hanging over the back of a chair! Or maybe a towel hanging on a towel rack in the bathroom.

The Cloth = "S"

The cloth symbol is the for the letter "S"
It is pronounced "Sss" as in SOFT.

Cloth is soft, a word that starts with 'S'.
Think S for SOFT CLOTH to remember its shape. 

The cloth symbol can be used to write in names like:
Sarah, Susan, and Samantha
Scott, Stewart, and Stephen

Choose a letter to see its Hieroglyphic symbol:
j k l m n o p q r
 s t u v w x y z

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