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  1. Egyptian language - Wikipedia

    The Egyptian language (Egyptian: r n km.t, Middle Egyptian pronunciation: [ˈraʔ n̩ˈku.mat], Coptic: ϯⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙⲛ̀ⲭⲏⲙⲓ) is an Afro-Asiatic language which was spoken in ancient Egypt. Its attestation stretches over an extraordinarily long time, from the Old Egyptian stage (mid-4th millennium BC, Old Kingdom of Egypt).

    • Classification

      The Egyptian language belongs to the Afroasiatic language...

    • History

      The Egyptian language is conventionally grouped into six...

    • Dialects

      Most hieroglyphic Egyptian texts are written in a literary...

    • Writing systems

      Most surviving texts in the Egyptian language are written on...

    • Phonology

      While the consonantal phonology of the Egyptian language may...

  2. Egyptian hieroglyphs - Wikipedia

    Egyptian hieroglyphs were added to the Unicode Standard in October 2009 with the release of version 5.2 which introduced the Egyptian Hieroglyphs block (U+13000–U+1342F) with 1,071 defined characters. As of July 2013, four fonts, Aegyptus, NewGardiner, Noto Sans Egyptian Hieroglyphs and JSeshFont support this range.

    • Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    • (Proto-writing)Egyptian hieroglyphs
  3. Egyptian language - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    The Egyptian language was an Afroasiatic language that was spoken in Ancient Egypt. It has been written 5000 years, which makes it one of the oldest written languages known today. The Coptic language is the modern form of the Egyptian language. The Egyptian language changed into it over time. The Copts use it for religious purposes.

    • Revitalisation efforts have been taking place, since the 19th century
    • Ancient Egyptians, Copts
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  5. Coptic language - Wikipedia

    The Egyptian language may have the longest documented history of any language, from Old Egyptian that appeared just before 3200 BC to its final phases as Coptic in the Middle Ages. Coptic belongs to the Later Egyptian phase, which started to be written in the New Kingdom of Egypt .

  6. Demotic (Egyptian) - Wikipedia

    Demotic is a development of the Late Egyptian language and shares much with the later Coptic phase of the Egyptian language. In the earlier stages of Demotic, such as those texts written in the Early Demotic script, it probably represented the spoken idiom of the time.

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  7. Old Egyptian - Wiktionary

    Nov 04, 2018 · The Egyptian language as spoken from 2600 to 2000 BC during the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period. Coordinate terms [ edit ] ( varieties of Egyptian ) Egyptian ; Earlier Egyptian ( Archaic Egyptian , Old Egyptian , Classical Egyptian , Middle Egyptian , Late Middle Egyptian , Neo-Middle Egyptian ), Later Egyptian ( Medio-Late Egyptian ...

  8. Late Egyptian language - Wikipedia

    Late Egyptian is the stage of the Egyptian language that was written by the time of the New Kingdom of Egypt around 1350 BC – the Amarna Period.Texts written wholly in Late Egyptian date to the Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt and later.

  9. Egyptian Arabic - Wikipedia

    Egyptian Arabic, locally known as Colloquial Egyptian (Arabic: العامية المصرية ‎, [el.ʕæmˈmejjæ l.mɑsˤˈɾejjɑ]), or simply Masri (مَصرى), is the spoken vernacular Arabic dialect of Egypt. Egyptian is a dialect of the Arabic language which is a Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family.

  10. Egypt - Wikipedia

    ^Literary Arabic is the sole official language. Egyptian Arabic is the spoken language.Other dialects and minority languages are spoken regionally. ^ "Among the peoples of the ancient Near East, only the Egyptians have stayed where they were and remained what they were, although they have changed their language once and their religion twice.

  11. Ancient Egypt - Wikipedia

    Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River, situated in the place that is now the country Egypt.Ancient Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3100 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology) with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Menes (often identified with Narmer).