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Type Country
Scripts ⲭⲏⲙⲓ(Coptic)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkiː.mi/(Bohairic Coptic)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

The Bohairic Coptic name for Egypt, derived from Egyptian kmt referring to both Egypt and the Nile Valley. The name ultimately comes from the word km meaning "black" combined with the feminine singular and graphical suffix -t, most likely referring to the fertile black soil of the Nile Delta.
Added 1/28/2024 by anonymous