Coptic leid

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Coptic
ⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ
Native tae Egypt
Era 2nd – 17t century. Survives as the leeturgical leid o the Coptic Kirk, wi sporadic attempts at revival.
Early forms
Coptic alphabet
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 cop
ISO 639-3 cop
Glottolog copt1239[1]
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Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Bohairic: ⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ met.rem.ən.khēmi, Sahidic: ⲙⲛⲧⲣⲙⲛⲕⲏⲙⲉ mənt.rəm.ən.kēme, Greek: Μετ Ρεμνχημι Met Rem(e)nkhēmi) is the latest stage o the Egyptian leid, a northren Afroasiatic leid spoken in Egyp till at least the 17t century.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Coptic". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. Coptic Encyclopedia; http://cdm15831.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/cce/id/520