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Re: Mitzrayim (was: New To List)

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Saturday, February 15, 2003, 15:40
   >From: Andreas Johansson
   >I've seen the Ancient Egyptian word for "Egypt" given as _kmt_ or
   >"Kemet" in
   >a variety of sources. I might hazard a guess that the "k" should be
   >some diacritic turning its value to /x/, but is there any
   >explanation to the

   The Coptic name for Egypt is Keme. The -t is the Afrasian feminine suffix, I
   do believe.

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