English to Xhosa Meaning :: scarab

Scarab :
- scarabbulongo

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Noun(1) scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians

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(1) They included an Egyptian scarab whose hieroglyphics told how Amen Hotep III of the 18th dynasty shot 102 fierce lions with his own bow.(2) He picked it up, seeing it was a golden scarab .(3) But the scarab also holds deep personal significance for me.(4) It was some sort of ancient Idol, and I found a necklace with a scarab in it.(5) For he that carries this scarab is the guard of many a sacred and coveted secrets.(6) The most common Egyptian amulet was the scarab , made in the form of a sacred beetle, and this design continued to be used in early Greek and Etruscan work.(7) Gently, he turned over the scarab to reveal miniscule hieroglyphics on the back.(8) This is borne out by scarabs dating from the Twenty-sixth Dynasty, which suggest that he was still worshipped some 2,000 years after his death.(9) For the moment, the scarabs were lost from sight.(10) In 1995, thieves burrowed through the wall of a storeroom used to house artefacts at the Temple of Montu in Karnak, and looted some 55 scarabs and statues.(11) You can get an ancient oil lamp for about $75 or so, or a multitude of Egyptian scarabs and Roman Fibulae for even less, or coins of the ancient world from $20 and up.(12) The ladybirds are suburban scarabs - there is something jewel-like about them, like tiny ladybird cufflinks set with emeralds and diamonds, or enamels, etched with intricate engravings.(13) The wife of King Albert, Queen Paola, commissioned Fabre, who used the jewel-like shells of scarabs culled from the Far East.(14) The scarabs appeared to have left the area, but there was no telling when they would return.(15) Castellani also incorporated cameos, scarabs , and enamel into pieces of jewelry as had been done in ancient times.(16) Khepri was the sacred scarab , whom the Egyptians believed was associated with the power of renewal, rebirth and resurrection.
Related Words
1. scarabaeus ::
Different Forms
scarab, scarabs
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