The heiroglyphics are pictures that stand for sound used in many languages. Now question, why would so many languages use heiroglyphics? The word heiroglyphics even has a meaning like whoa how can a word that stands for words mean something. Well the word heiroglyphics itself means holy word. Okay holy word so the words are holy. Yes indead they are holy words to the gods. Did you know that over time the words of heiroglyphics turned into letters. When I first saw a heiroglyphic I thought whou these people have way to much time on there hands.