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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It might be, as the man had said, that he was a professional tour conductor, like those who have charge of Egyptian donkey-boys and guides.
Even his cuff-buttons were engraved with hieroglyphics, and he was more inscribed than an Egyptian obelisk.
One way and another, it has begotten events so remarkable in themselves, and so continuously momentous in their sequential issues, that whaling may well be regarded as that Egyptian mother, who bore offspring themselves pregnant from her womb.
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.
Whether it was the slaughterhouses or the dumps that were responsible, one could not say, but with the hot weather there descended upon Packingtown a veritable Egyptian plague of flies; there could be no describing this--the houses would be black with them.
Sometimes, in place of the criticism, the first-class daily gives you what it thinks is a gay and chipper essay--about ancient Grecian funeral customs, or the ancient Egyptian method of tarring a mummy, or the reasons for believing that some of the peoples who existed before the flood did not approve of cats.
When I had groped my way, blindly, through these difficulties, and had mastered the alphabet, which was an Egyptian Temple in itself, there then appeared a procession of new horrors, called arbitrary characters; the most despotic characters I have ever known; who insisted, for instance, that a thing like the beginning of a cobweb, meant expectation, and that a pen-and-ink sky-rocket, stood for disadvantageous.
The very sunlight looks desolation, falling through the thick-blossoming apple-trees as through the chinks and crevices of deserted Egyptian cities.
Neererhe drew, and many a walk travers'd Of stateliest Covert, Cedar, Pine, or Palme, Then voluble and bold, now hid, now seen Among thick-wov'n Arborets and Flours Imborderd on each Bank, the hand of EVE: Spot more delicious then those Gardens feign'd Or of reviv'd ADONIS, or renownd ALCINOUS, host of old LAERTES Son, Or that, not Mystic, where the Sapient King Held dalliance with his faire EGYPTIAN Spouse.
He went towards the little, pearl-coloured octagonal stand that had always looked to him like the work of some strange Egyptian bees that wrought in silver, and taking up the volume, flung himself into an arm-chair and began to turn over the leaves.
She was dressed in an Egyptian dress of flowered satin, and she wore earrings, and a necklace of white pearls, and bracelets of gold set with rubies, and she held a wand of myrtle in her hand.
Few hermits are without them," said Don Quixote; "for those we see now-a-days are not like the hermits of the Egyptian deserts who were clad in palm-leaves, and lived on the roots of the earth.

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