Coptic (Bohairic) Submitted Place Names

These names were used by Bohairic-speaking Copts in Egypt.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Khemi ⲭⲏⲙⲓ (Country) Coptic (Bohairic)
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.
Rakoti ⲣⲁⲕⲟϯ (Settlement) Coptic (Bohairic)
Derived from Egyptian rꜥ-qdyt possibly from rꜥ meaning "sun, day" (also the name of the Egyptian sun god Ra) and qdy meaning "to go around, to return, to surround"... [more]
Tiellas ϯⲉⲗⲗⲁⲥ (Country) Coptic (Bohairic)
Bohairic Coptic name for Greece, derived from Greek Ἑλλάς (Hellas).