Can you write in hieroglyphic?

Try writing these sentences in hieroglyphic. All the words you need are given below, as well as some rules about how to put Egyptian sentences together. Write the sentences on some paper, then click here to find the answers.
1. I like magic 6. You make a gold cat in Egypt.
2. Osiris loves Isis 7. You speak to your dog.
3. My heart is happy 8. Thoth writes the words of Amun.
4. I hate beer.  9. I go to school to learn to write.
5. I like to eat bread. 10. The strong crocodile ate my sister (or brother if you prefer!)




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How Egyptian sentences are put together

A lot of the words are back to front in Egyptian sentences. Look at these rules:


A sentence in English The word order in Egyptian

1. In a sentence, the verb comes first

I run run I
  I love you love I you
2. Adjectives come after the word they describe The beautiful girl girl beautiful
3. Words like my and your come after the word they describe My mother mother my
  Your dog dog your

4. Usually you don't need to say am, are, or is

John is cool John cool
  I am great I great
5. There is no the or a The dog chased the cat chased dog cat
6. There are no gaps between words I love cheese sandwiches loveIsandwichesofcheese