Coptic


Coptic

Coptic may refer to:

  • The Copts: were a major ethnic group in Egypt. This term described all the people living in Egypt under Roman rule during the 4th to 6th centuries A.D., and until the Muslims took over.
  • The Coptic language, the final stage of the Egyptian language, was a Northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 8th century.

In Arabic the word is : قبطي


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