ⲧⲟⲟⲩ

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Coptic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Demotic tw (mountain, desert), from Egyptian ḏw (mountain),

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Noun[edit]

ⲧⲟⲟⲩ (toou) (plural ⲧⲟⲟⲩⲉ, or identical to singular)

  1. (Sahidic) mountain
  2. (Sahidic) desert
  3. (Sahidic) monastery

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References[edit]

  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, page 199