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CopticEdit

Alternative formsEdit

 
Egyptian snake extruding its tongue

EtymologyEdit

From Demotic ls (tongue), from Egyptian ns (tongue) */lis/, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *lis (tongue). Cognate with Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

NounEdit

ⲗⲁⲥ (lasm

  1. (Sahidic, Bohairic) tongue
  2. (Bohairic) language