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Σάϊς

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Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Egyptian
 
 
     
(zꜣy, Sais), from earlier
 
 
     
(zꜣw), probably ultimately from the verb
       
(zꜣw, to guard, to protect).

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Σάϊς (Sáïsf (genitive Σάεως); third declension

  1. Sais, Egypt

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Further readingEdit

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,024
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926-1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 3, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 420
  • Vycichl, Werner (1983) Dictionnaire Étymologique de la Langue Copte, Leuven: Peeters, →ISBN, page 182