Egyptaland

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Egiptaland; first part from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos) (already found in the Mycenaean Greek ethnonym 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 𒄭𒆪𒌒𒋫𒀪 (ḫikuptaḫ).

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Proper noun[edit]

Egyptaland n

  1. Egypt

Declension[edit]

n8 -land Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Egyptaland
Accusative
Dative Egyptalandi
Genitive Egyptalands

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Egiptaland; first part from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos) (already found in the Mycenaean Greek ethnonym 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 𒄭𒆪𒌒𒋫𒀪 (ḫikuptaḫ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Egyptaland n

  1. Egypt

Declension[edit]