Egyptian - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈdʒɪpʃən|
Brit.  |ɪˈdʒɪpʃən|

noun

- a native or inhabitant of Egypt (syn: egyptian)
- the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC (syn: egyptian)

adjective

- of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language (syn: egyptian)

Examples

...the Egyptian mummy was carefully disinterred in hopes that it would yield secrets about the Old Kingdom...

...a majestic Egyptian pyramid that has enthralled travelers for aeons...

The Egyptian sphinx has the body of a recumbent lion.

It is not a good place to enquire, when the Egyptian Kingdom was first founded.

I am not much versed in Egyptian hieroglyphics.

She believes she was an Egyptian queen in a previous incarnation.

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