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 Egyptian ḥwt kꜣ ptḥ (literally, 'The temple of the ka of Ptah', referring to Ptah's temple in the important city of Memphis), whose Late Egyptian pronunciation is reflected by Akkadian [script needed] (ḫikuptaḫ).

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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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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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Egypt

  1. Egypt

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

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Egypt

  1. Egypt

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Slovak[edit]

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 Egyptian ḥwt kꜣ ptḥ, whose Late Egyptian pronunciation is reflected by Akkadian [script needed] (ḫikuptaḫ).

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Egypt m (genitive Egypta, Egyptu) declension pattern dub

  1. Egypt

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  • Egypt in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk