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Egyptian adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language


1 a native or inhabitant of Egypt
2 the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC

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Alternative spellings


  • /ɪ'dʒɪp.ʃən/, /I"dZIp.S@n/


  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Egypt, the Egyptian people or the Egyptian language.



  1. A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.
  2. The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.


  • Arabic:
  • Dutch: Egyptenaar
  • Finnish: egyptiläinen
  • French: Égyptien, Égyptienne
  • Galician: exipcio
  • German: Ägypter, Ägypterin
  • Greek: Αιγύπτιος, Αιγύπτια
  • Hebrew: מצרי [mitsri]
  • Italian: egiziano, egiziaco
  • Malay: orang Mesir
  • Polish: Egipcjanin, Egipcjanka
  • Portuguese: egípcio
  • Russian: египтянин (jegiptjánin), египтянка (jegiptjánka)
  • Slovak: Egypťan, Egypťanka
  • Spanish: egipcio
  • Swedish: egyptier, egyptiska

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Egyptian may refer to:
Egyptian in German: Ägypter
Egyptian in French: Égyptien
Egyptian in Japanese: エジプト人
Egyptian in Polish: Egipcjanie
Egyptian in Slovak: Egyptský
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