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Ancient Egyptian Language

The ancient name of Egypt is "black earth" Kemet meaning. He received his name due to the fertility of black soil found in the plains of the Nile River flowing through Egypt.Egypt is also known for its historical monuments such as the Giza pyramid complex and even the Egyptian civilization holds a lot of importance. Egypt is a country with a political and cultural significance for the Middle East. Egypt gets its English name from various sources such as Egypt word French, Latin and Greek Aegyptus Aigyptos old.

Ancient Egyptian Language

The ancient Egyptians believed that writing was invented by Thoth and returned to their hieroglyphic writing as "sword of God." "Hieroglyph" The word was derived from the meaning "hieros" from the Greek words "fear" and "glyphosate, which means enrollment.The oldest examples of writing can be traced back to 3400 BC and the last is dated 96 AD. The Egyptian hieroglyphic script was mainly used to draw inscriptions on the walls of temples and tombs. In the case of some inscriptions the glyphs were very drafted while in others they were mere outlines. 
 
Hieratic was used for writing daily. Egypt is an Afro-Asiatic language which was spoken in Egypt until the 10th century. Language is related to languages ​​Berber and Semitic as Arabic and Hebrew. After this period, he continued to be used as a liturgical language of Egyptian Christians, the Copts. The old Egyptian language spoke to about 500 BC from 2600.It was the language spoken in the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period. Middle Egyptian was spoken for nearly 700 years from 2000 BC. It has often been called classical Egyptian and was known textual evidence different. 
 
However, he survived until some centuries of our era, despite the use of the late Egyptian language. Latin was spoken in the Middle Ages. Demotic was a spoken language until the 5th century AD. Demotic language is a mixture of Egyptian script derived from northern forms of hieratic, which was widespread in the delta and the stage of the Egyptian language Egyptian Coptic period between the later and earlier. Coptic was the last language that was adopted by the ancient Egyptians.Ancient Egyptian vocabulary mainly consists of three consonants. 
 
However, sometimes there were only two consonants. Vowels and consonants others were later added to the vocabulary. These have been added for different meanings. Reconstruction of vowels was difficult because they were not written in any Egyptian script. The Egyptians used two grammatical genders ie male and female. In the early stages of the Egyptian language, there were no items describe some words. The ancient Egyptians used Constructus state to join two or more names to express the genitive. It was similar to that used in Berber and Semitic languages.


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