Egyptian


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E·gyp·tian

 (ĭ-jĭp′shən)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Egypt.
b. A person of Egyptian ancestry.
2. The now extinct Afro-Asiatic language of the ancient Egyptians.
adj.
1. Of or relating to Egypt or its people or culture.
2. Of or relating to the language of the ancient Egyptians.

Egyptian

(ɪˈdʒɪpʃən)
adj
1. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Egypt, its inhabitants, or their dialect of Arabic
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Egypt, its inhabitants, or their dialect of Arabic
3. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Egypt, its inhabitants, or their dialect of Arabic
4. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Egyptians, their language, or culture
5. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Egyptians, their language, or culture
6. (Historical Terms) of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Egyptians, their language, or culture
7. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (of type) having square slab serifs
8. (Peoples) archaic of or relating to the Gypsies
n
9. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Egypt
10. (Peoples) a member of an indigenous non-Semitic people who established an advanced civilization in Egypt that flourished from the late fourth millennium bc
11. (Historical Terms) a member of an indigenous non-Semitic people who established an advanced civilization in Egypt that flourished from the late fourth millennium bc
12. (Languages) the extinct language of the ancient Egyptians, belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. It is recorded in hieroglyphic inscriptions, the earliest of which date from before 3000 bc. It was extinct by the fourth century ad. See also Coptic
13. (Historical Terms) the extinct language of the ancient Egyptians, belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. It is recorded in hieroglyphic inscriptions, the earliest of which date from before 3000 bc. It was extinct by the fourth century ad. See also Coptic
14. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a large size of drawing paper
15. (Peoples) an archaic name for a Gypsy

E•gyp•tian

(ɪˈdʒɪp ʃən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Egypt.
2. the extinct Afroasiatic language of Egypt under the Pharaohs.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to ancient or modern Egypt, its people, or their language.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Egyptian - a native or inhabitant of EgyptEgyptian - a native or inhabitant of Egypt  
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Copt - an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
Theban - an Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes
Cairene - a native or inhabitant of Cairo
Nubian - a native or inhabitant of Nubia; "Nubians now form an ethnic minority in Egypt"
2.Egyptian - the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC
Afrasian, Afrasian language, Afroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Hamito-Semitic - a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
Coptic - the liturgical language of the Coptic Church used in Egypt and Ethiopia; written in the Greek alphabet
Adj.1.Egyptian - of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language
Translations
Egypťanegyptský
egypteregyptisk
egyptiläinen
egipatskiEgipćaninEgipćankaegipatski jezik
エジプトのエジプト人
이집트 사람이집트의
EgypťanEgypťanka
egyptieregyptiskegyptiska
เกี่ยวกับประเทศอียิปต์ชาวอียิปต์
người Ai Cậpthuộc nước/người/tiếng Ai Cập

Egyptian

[ɪˈdʒɪpʃən]
A. ADJegipcio
B. Negipcio/a m/f

Egyptian

[ɪˈdʒɪpʃən]
adjégyptien(ne)
nÉgyptien(ne) m/f

Egyptian

adjägyptisch
n
Ägypter(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Ägyptisch nt

Egyptian

[ɪˈdʒɪpʃn]
1. adjegiziano/a, egizio/a
2. n (person) → egiziano/a; (ancient) → egizio/a; (language) → egiziano

Egyptian

مِصْرِيّ Egypťan, egyptský egypter, egyptisk Ägypter, ägyptisch αιγυπτιακός, Αιγύπτιος egipcio egyptiläinen Égyptien egipatski, Egipćanin egiziano エジプトの, エジプト人 이집트 사람, 이집트의 Egyptenaar, Egyptisch egypter, egyptisk Egipcjanin, egipski egípcio египетский, египтянин egyptier, egyptisk เกี่ยวกับประเทศอียิปต์, ชาวอียิปต์ Mısır, Mısırlı người Ai Cập, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Ai Cập 埃及人, 埃及的
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About one-tenth in earnest and nine-tenths in jest, we arranged a battery in the Doctor's study, and conveyed thither the Egyptian.
Alexey Alexandrovitch ordered tea to be brought to the study, and playing with the massive paper-knife, he moved to his easy chair, near which there had been placed ready for him a lamp and the French work on Egyptian hieroglyphics that he had begun.
When we reached the pier we found an army of Egyptian boys with donkeys no larger than themselves, waiting for passengers--for donkeys are the omnibuses of Egypt.
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The very sunlight looks desolation, falling through the thick-blossoming apple-trees as through the chinks and crevices of deserted Egyptian cities.
A frugal mind cannot defend itself from considerable bitterness when reflecting that at the Battle of Actium (which was fought for no less a stake than the dominion of the world) the fleet of Octavianus Caesar and the fleet of Antonius, including the Egyptian division and Cleopatra's galley with purple sails, probably cost less than two modern battleships, or, as the modern naval book-jargon has it, two capital units.
He was considerably heavier, but he was well-mannered, and wore a green uniform, which he had by right of birth; he said, moreover, that he belonged to a very ancient Egyptian family, and that in the house where he then was, he was thought much of.
     Who slew the Egyptian.
Even his cuff-buttons were engraved with hieroglyphics, and he was more inscribed than an Egyptian obelisk.
His pure tight skin was an excellent fit; and closely wrapped up in it, and embalmed with inner health and strength, like a revivified Egyptian, this Starbuck seemed prepared to endure for long ages to come, and to endure always, as now; for be it Polar snow or torrid sun, like a patent chronometer, his interior vitality was warranted to do well in all climates.
But not alone has this Leviathan left his pre-adamite traces in the stereotype plates of nature, and in limestone and marl bequeathed his ancient bust; but upon Egyptian tablets, whose antiquity seems to claim for them an almost fossiliferous character, we find the unmistakable print of his fin.
The Egyptians killed many of us, and took the rest alive to do forced labour for them.

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