ⲉⲙⲟⲩ

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See also: ἐμοῦ and εμού

Coptic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

An Egyptian cat leading geese

Etymology[edit]

From Demotic jmj (cat), from Egyptian mjwt, myt, feminine of
miiwE13
(mjw, cat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (reconstructed classical Coptic) /əˈmuː/
  • IPA(key): (reconstructed post-conquest Bohairic) /aːmou̯/, /æːmou̯/

Noun[edit]

ⲉⲙⲟⲩ (emouf (pl (Sahidic) ⲉⲙⲟⲟⲩⲉ, pl (Bohairic) ⲉⲙⲱⲟⲩⲓ)

  1. (Sahidic, Bohairic, Fayyumic) cat

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