Éigipt

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Égept, from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος ‎(Aíguptos), from Mycenaean Greek *Aiguptos (compare 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 ‎(ai-ku-pi-ti-jo, Egyptian)) (perhaps via Minoan), from Egyptian ḥwt k3 ptḥ ‎(literally The Temple of the Soul of Ptah), initially referring to the prominent temple in the city of Memphis once capital in the Middle Kingdom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

an Éigipt f ‎(genitive na hÉigipte)

  1. Egypt

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Éigipt nÉigipt hÉigipt tÉigipt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.