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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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In Egypt in 1947, a law concerning companies decreed the Egyptianization of public and trade affairs: 75 percent of employees had to be "real" Egyptians (Arabs or Muslims).
184), the Egyptianization of land settlement began soon after the reconquest in Lower Nubia and was deeply established by the time of Thutmose III, 14 as shown by cemeteries near the fortresses, such as at Mirgissa, and those away from the forts, such as at Adindan and Qustul.
Egyptianization and ethnic local patriotism were made synonymous and were juxtaposed against the cosmopolitanism and poly-ethnicity of the upper class.