What does Egyptian mean?

Definitions for Egyptian
ɪˈdʒɪp ʃənEgyp·tian

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Egyptian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Egyptian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Egypt

  2. Egyptian(adj)

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

  3. Egyptian(adj)

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


  1. Egyptian(Noun)

    A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.

  2. Egyptian(Noun)

    A gypsy.

  3. Egyptian(Adjective)

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

  4. Egyptian(ProperNoun)

    The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Egyptian(adj)

    pertaining to Egypt, in Africa

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

  2. Egyptian(noun)

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

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

  3. Egyptian(noun)

    a gypsy

    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.

How to pronounce Egyptian?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Egyptian in sign language?

  1. egyptian


  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. David Schenker:

    The Egyptian military continues to favor purchasing tanks, F-16s, and missiles with its FMF (foreign military financing) instead of equipment better suited for counterinsurgency and border-security operations.

  2. Justice Party:

    This is a sad and terrible day in Egyptian history, coup leaders have sentenced Mohamed Morsi to decades in prison for nothing more than championing the democratic will of the people.

  3. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri:

    The launching of the strategic dialogue today is a serious chance for the two sides to review the different parts of the Egyptian-American relationship, politically, militarily and economically and assessing this relationship in all respects.

  4. Ahmed Shahin:

    The Egyptian people paid the biggest price for the corruption at that time.

  5. Adel Fahmy:

    We don't understand why he has to stand in court when he has (renounced) his passport, That was the deal ... that he'd denounce his citizenship, that they (the Egyptian government) would not announce it to the media, but they did the exact opposite. They did announce it to the media and he is devastated that this is happening to him.

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