Egypt

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From Middle French Egypte, from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos), from Mycenaean Greek *aikupitos (see also 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (ai-ku-pi-ti-jo, Egyptian)), from Late Egyptian Hikuptah (Memphis), from Middle Egyptian ḥwt k3 ptḥ (literally, 'The temple of the ka of Ptah', referring to Ptah's temple in the important city of Memphis).

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Egypt

  1. A country in North Africa. Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt.
  2. (historical) A civilization based around the river Nile, on its lower reaches nearer the Mediterranean.

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Czech[edit]

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Egypt m

  1. Egypt

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Egypt

  1. Egypt

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos), from Mycenaean Greek *aikupitos (*-a-i-k-u-p-i-t-o-s) (nb. 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (ai-ku-pi-ti-jo, Egyptian)), from Late Egyptian Hikuptah (Memphis), from Middle Egyptian ḥwt k3 ptḥ.

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Egypt m (genitive Egypta) declension pattern dub

  1. Egypt

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  • Egypt in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk