Egitto

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos), from Egyptian ḥwt-kꜣ-ptḥ (literally the temple of the ka of Ptah), referring to Ptah's temple in the important city of Memphis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈd͡ʒit.to/, [eˈd͡ʒit̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -itto
  • Hyphenation: E‧gìt‧to

Proper noun[edit]

Egitto m

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  1. Egypt (country in North Africa)
  2. (historical) Egypt (civilization based around the river Nile)

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