"Deaf and Dumb Alphabet. For the use of Deaf Mutes, and for the amusement and convenience of those who wish to Speak with the Hand and Hear with the Eye. Manusvicaria Linguæ, the hand performs the part of the tongue" (Sign Language Guide published ca.
The Ankh (unicode 2625 U) is the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the NH ˁ word, which means "life." It is an attribute of the Egyptian gods that can keep the loop, or wear one in each hand, arms crossed over the chest. This symbol was called Crux Ansata