Éigipt

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Égept, from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos), from Mycenaean Greek *Aiguptos (nb. 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (ai-ku-pi-ti-jo) *Aiguptiyós ‘Egyptian’) (perhaps via Minoan), from Middle Egyptian *Ḥaʔat-Kuʔ-Patāḥa (ḥȝ.t kȝ 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 Éigipte)

  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.