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.