What does Egyptian mean?

Definitions for Egyptian
ɪˈdʒɪp ʃənEgyp·tian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Egyptiannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Egypt

  2. Egyptianadjective

    the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC

  3. Egyptianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language


  1. Egyptiannoun

    A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.

  2. Egyptiannoun

    A gypsy.

  3. Egyptianadjective

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

  4. Egyptiannoun

    The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Egyptianadjective

    pertaining to Egypt, in Africa

  2. Egyptiannoun

    a native, or one of the people, of Egypt; also, the Egyptian language

  3. Egyptiannoun

    a gypsy

  4. Etymology: [L. Aegyptius, Gr. , fr. (L. Aegyptus) Egypt: cf. F. gyptien. Cf. Gypsy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Egyptian

    ē-jip′shi-an, adj. belonging to Egypt.—n. a native of Egypt: a gipsy.—adj. Egyptolog′ical.—ns. Egyptol′ogist; Egyptol′ogy, the science of Egyptian antiquities.—Egyptian darkness, darkness like that of Exod. x. 22.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Egyptian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Egyptian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Egyptian in a Sentence

  1. Per Karsten:

    We can now observe that Winstrup's mummy is one of the best-preserved bodies from Europe in the 1600s, with an information potential well in line with that offered by Otzi the ice man or Egyptian mummies. Bishop Winstrup remains constitute a unique archive of medical history on the living conditions and health of people living in the 1600s.

  2. Fred Burton:

    When you look at the sophistication of the attack and murder of the Egyptian prosecutor, that’s the kind of bomb that should frighten us all.

  3. Emily Horne:

    We therefore continue to engage with the Egyptian government frankly on its political trajectory and to raise human rights and political reform issues.

  4. Julie Bishop:

    I urged (the Egyptian foreign minister) to consider releasing Peter Greste for Christmas, we wanted him out and home as soon as possible, we've got our fingers crossed, we don't know whether we have secured this yet.

  5. Kathie Lee Gifford:

    I have something to share with everybody, it's bittersweet, as these things always are. But, I've been here almost 11 years. Thought I would stay one year. Something happened along the way : I fell in love with a beautiful Egyptian goddess.

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