Title Coptic Etymological Dictionary:
Publisher Cambridge Cambridge University Press,
Date 1976
Book ID 38322
First Edition  


Large 8vo., brown cloth hardback in original dust-wrapper, xxiv+383pp.. A very nice, clean, tight copy. Coptic was the language spoken in Egypt from late ancient times to the seventeenth century, when it was overtaken by Arabic as the national language. Derived from ancient Egyptian, the language of the hieroglyphs, it was written in an adapted form of Greek script. This dictionary lists about 2,000 Coptic words.
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