Égypte

See also: Egypte and Êgypte

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.ʒipt/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Égypte f

  1. Egypt

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

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