- glyoxylic acid,
Origin of glyph
Examples from the Web for glyph
A classified list shows 28 compounds of this glyph, 20 of these showing the subfix, and combined with a face or other prefix.Commentary Upon the Maya-Tzental Perez Codex|William E. Gates
The position of the month glyph in this text is most unusual.
An error of this kind is difficult to detect, because there is no indication in the text as to which glyph is the one at fault.
With graph and typ we may set a glyph (from glyph), an outsmoothing of a shape, as that of a figure from a block of stone.An Outline of English Speech-craft|William Barnes
The day glyph is somewhat obscure, but contains a circular frame supported by a knot, while the month glyph is pretty surely Zac.On the Age of Maya Ruins|Charles P. Bowditch
Word Origin for glyph
1727, "ornamental groove in architecture," from French glyphe (1701), from Greek glyphe "a carving," from glyphein "to hollow out, cut out with a knife, engrave, carve," from PIE root *gleubh- "to cut, slice" (cf. Latin glubere "to peel, shell, strip," Old English cleofan "to cleave"). Meaning "sculpted mark or symbol" (as in hieroglyph) is from 1825.