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Egypt

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From Middle English Egipt, from Middle French Egypte, from Latin Aegyptus, from Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos) (see also the Mycenaean Greek ethnonym 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (ai-ku-pi-ti-jo, Egyptian)), from Egyptian ḥwt-kꜣ-ptḥ (Egypt; Memphis; the temple of Ptah in Memphis, literally The temple of the ka of Ptah), whose Late Egyptian pronunciation is reflected by Akkadian 𒄭𒆪𒌒𒋫𒀪 (ḫikuptaḫ).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈiː.d͡ʒɪpt/
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Egypt

  1. A country in North Africa and Western Asia. Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt. Capital: Cairo.
  2. (historical) A civilization based around the river Nile, on its lower reaches nearer the Mediterranean.
  3. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A town in Craighead County, Arkansas.
    2. An unincorporated community in Effingham County, Georgia.
    3. An unincorporated community in Jordan Township, Jasper County, Indiana.
    4. An unincorporated community in Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
    5. An unincorporated community in Holmes County, Mississippi.
    6. An unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Auglaize County, Ohio.
    7. An extinct town in Belmont County, Ohio.
    8. A census-designated place in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
    9. A ghost town in Leon County, Texas.
    10. An unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Texas.
    11. An unincorporated community in Wharton County, Texas.
    12. An unincorporated community in Jefferson County, West Virginia.
    13. A former settlement in Summers County, West Virginia.
  4. A number of places in England:
    1. A tiny hamlet in Leckhampstead parish, West Berkshire, Berkshire (OS grid ref SU4476).
    2. A suburban village in Farnham Royal parish, Buckinghamshire, previously in South Bucks district (OS grid ref SU9685).
    3. A suburb of Nailsworth, Stroud district, Gloucestershire (OS grid ref ST8499). [1]
    4. A hamlet in Wonston parish, Winchester district, Hampshire (OS grid ref SU4640). [2]
    5. A hamlet near Thornton, City of Bradford, West Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE0933).
  5. A rural locality in Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Inherited from Old Czech Ejipt(us), Egypt(us), from Latin Aegyptus.

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Egypt m inan (related adjective egyptský, demonym Egypťan, female demonym Egypťanka)

  1. Egypt (a country in North Africa and Western Asia)

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  • Egypt in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Egypt in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Egypt in Internetová jazyková příručka

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Egypt

  1. Egypt (a country in North Africa and Western Asia)

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Egypt

  1. Egypt (a country in North Africa and Western Asia)

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Derived from Latin Aegyptus.

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Egypt m inan (genitive singular Egypta or Egyptu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Egypt (a country in North Africa and Western Asia)

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  • Egypt”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024