Σάϊς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Egyptian
z
zA
i i niwt
(zꜣy, Sais), from earlier
z
zA
A w niwt
(zꜣw), probably ultimately from the verb
A47 A w A24
(zꜣw, to guard, to protect).

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Proper noun[edit]

Σάϊς (Sáïsf (genitive Σάεως); third declension

  1. Sais, Egypt

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Further reading[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,024
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926-1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 3, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 420
  • Vycichl, Werner (1983) Dictionnaire Étymologique de la Langue Copte, Leuven: Peeters, →ISBN, page 182