how to pronounce egyptian


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the above transcription of egyptian is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

egyptian is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of egyptian in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that it was Egyptian sounding since …”

meanings of egyptian


  1. A gypsy.
  2. A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.


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


  1. The Afroasiatic language spoken (and written) in ancient Egypt.

egyptian frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word egyptian occurs in english on average 8.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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