Egypte

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See also: Égypte and Êgypte

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch Egypten, ultimately from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos), ultimately from Egyptian ḥwt-kꜣ-ptḥ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːˈɣɪp.tə/
  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: E‧gyp‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɪptə

Proper noun[edit]

Egypte n

  1. Egypt

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Egypte f

  1. Alternative form of Égypte

Usage notes[edit]

  • In older French practice, capital letters did not take diacritics, so É becomes E. This was mostly done because of technical constraints. Formal orthotypography maintains the diacritics.

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French Egypte, from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos).

Proper noun[edit]

Egypte f

  1. Egypt (country)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos).

Proper noun[edit]

Egypte f (nominative singular Egypte)

  1. Egypt (country)

Descendants[edit]