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EtymologyEdit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of إِنْجْلِيز(ʾinglīz, Englishmen) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy), likely from Italian inglese.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔinɡliː.zijj/
  • IPA(key): /ʔin.d͡ʒi.liː.zijj/

AdjectiveEdit

إِنْجْلِيزِيّ (ʾinglīziyym, fem إِنْجْلِيزِيَّة(ʾinglīziyya), masc pl إِنْجْلِيز(ʾinglīz), fem pl إِنْجْلِيزِيَّات(ʾinglīziyyāt)

  1. (Egypt) Pertaining to England
  2. (Egypt) Pertaining to English-speaking countries
  3. (Egypt) Pertaining to the English language

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “إنجليز”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

NounEdit

إِنْجْلِيزِيّ (ʾinglīziyym, pl إِنْجْلِيز(ʾinglīz), fem إِنْجْلِيزِيَّة(ʾinglīziyya)

  1. (Egypt) Englishman
  2. (Egypt) English language

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “إنجليز”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN