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

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

  2. Egyptiannoun

    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. Egyptiannoun

    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.

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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. Andreas Lambrianou:

    The suspect asked all passengers and crew to hand in their passports, then gave two messages to a member of the crew, asking that the pilot be informed that he was a hijacker and wanted to land at an airport in Turkey, Greece or Cyprus, but preferably Cyprus, in a note, he stressed that if the airplane landed on Egyptian territory he would immediately blow the plane up.

  2. Ahmed Ezzedine:

    What has changed? ... What is the difference between Egypt in 2014 and Egypt in 2009, before the revolution? Nothing, if Hosni Mubarak and... the aides are innocent of these charges against them, then who killed him? Will they say the Brotherhood did it or that UFOs came from space and killed the Egyptian people and flew away?

  3. Ridley Scott:

    We cast major actors from different ethnicities to reflect this diversity of culture, from Iranians to Spaniards to Arabs, there are many different theories about the ethnicity of the Egyptian people, and we had a lot of discussions about how to best represent the culture.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The stronger you are or were, the more friends or fake friends you will have in the near future. Because it is only a simple psychological analysis that everyone wants to associate with the ancient Egyptian Empire.

  5. 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.

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