enchorial


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enchorial

(ɛnˈkɔːrɪəl) or

enchoric

adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) of or used in a particular country: used esp of the popular (demotic) writing of the ancient Egyptians
[C19: via Late Latin from Greek enkhōrios, from en-2 + khōra country]
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14) Clive Chal Ms, Helmut Crone, The Book (London: The Cambridge Enchorial Press, 2005), p.
On his deathbed, Young could justifiably write in his final publication, Rudiments of an Egyptian Dictionary in the Ancient Enchorial Character, Containing All the Words of Which the Sense Has Been Ascertained, 'thirty years ago, not a single article of the list [of words in the dictionary] existed even in the imagination of the wildest enthusiast: and that within these ten years, a single date only was tolerably ascertained, out of about fifty which are here interpreted, and in many instances ascertained with astronomical precision.