Aegyptus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aegyptus.

Proper noun[edit]

Aegyptus

  1. A king of Egypt in Greek mythology.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos) (compare Mycenaean Greek 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (ai-ku-pi-ti-jo, Egyptian)), from Egyptian ḥwt-kꜣ-ptḥ (literally The temple of the ka of Ptah), referring to Ptah's temple in the important city of Memphis. The Late Egyptian pronunciation is reflected by Akkadian 𒄭𒆪𒌒𒋫𒀪 (ḫi-ku-up-ta-aḫ /ḫikuptaḫ/).

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Proper noun[edit]

Aegyptus f (genitive Aegyptī); second declension

  1. Egypt

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Aegyptus
Genitive Aegyptī
Dative Aegyptō
Accusative Aegyptum
Ablative Aegyptō
Vocative Aegypte

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