ⲗⲁⲥ

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Coptic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Egyptian snake extruding its tongue

Etymology[edit]

From Demotic F51s-2l (ls, tongue), from Egyptian ns (tongue) */lis/, from Proto-Afroasiatic *lis (tongue). Cognate with Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

Noun[edit]

ⲗⲁⲥ (lasm (plural ⲗⲁⲥ (las))

  1. (Sahidic, Bohairic, Old Coptic) tongue
  2. (Bohairic) language

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