Egypt

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From Middle French Egypte, from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aiguptos), from Mycenaean Greek *aikupitos (nb. 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (aikupitijo, Egyptian)), from Late Egyptian Hikuptah (Memphis), from Middle Egyptian ḥwt k3 ptḥ (literally, 'The temple of the ka of Ptah', referring to Ptah's temple in the important city of Memphis).

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Egypt

  1. A country in North Africa. Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt.
  2. (historical) A civilization based around the river Nile, on its lower reaches nearer the Mediterranean.

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Egypt m

  1. Egypt

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Egypt

  1. Egypt

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From Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aígyptos), from Mycenaean Greek *aikupitos (nb. 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (aikupitijo, Egyptian)), from Late Egyptian Hikuptah (Memphis), from Middle Egyptian ḥwt k3 ptḥ.

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Egypt m (genitive Egypta) declension pattern dub

  1. Egypt

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