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COPTIC [1 record]

Record 1 2014-06-13


Subject field(s)
  • Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics

Coptic is an extinct language, in the sense that it has no native speakers. However, it is presently a liturgical language of the Coptic Orthodox and Coptic Catholic churches (along with Arabic).


Language formerly spoken in Egypt.


  • Psycho-, socio- et ethnolinguistique

La langue copte était la langue parlée en Égypte depuis le IVe siècle [avant] J.-C. jusqu'à sa disparition totale en tant que langue d'usage, aux alentours du XVIIe siècle.


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