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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.dʒɪpt/
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Egypt

  1. A country in North Africa. Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt.
  2. (historical) A civilization based around the river Nile, on its lower reaches nearer the Mediterranean.

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Egypt m

  1. Egypt

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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Egypt

  1. Egypt

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Egypt

  1. Egypt

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SlovakEdit

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From Latin Aegyptus.

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Egypt m (genitive Egypta, Egyptu) declension pattern dub

  1. Egypt

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  • Egypt in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk