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Noun: Egyptian  i'jip-shun
  1. The ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC
     
  2. A native or inhabitant of Egypt
Adjective: Egyptian  i'jip-shun
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language

Derived forms: Egyptians

Type of: Afrasian, Afrasian language, African, Afroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Hamito-Semitic

Part of: Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic

Encyclopedia: Egyptian