Of or pertaining to the Copts.
The language of the Copts.
pertaining to the Copts, Egyptian Christians
Refers to Egyptian Christians and their language.
the liturgical language of the Coptic Church used in Egypt and Ethiopia; written in the Greek alphabet
of or relating to the Copts or their church or language or art; "the distinctive Coptic art of 6th-century Christian Egypt"
Greek: `aegyptios' (Egyptians). Refers to Egyptian Christians and language of their liturgy.
It is a name for Egyptians of the Christian faith and their Church. It is also the name for the last form of the ancient Egyptian language, which was written with mostly Greek letters. The Coptic language survives only as a liturgical language of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
An ancient Egyptian language employing Greek letters. It was used to write many ancient manuscripts including the Gospel of Judas and the Nag 'Hammadi codices. Coptic endures as the Coptic Church's liturgical language.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has existed in Egypt since the earliest days of Christianity. It is an Eastern church whose adherents today are primarily of Egyptian origin.
the language of ancient Egypt that ceased to be a living language in approximately the thirteenth century. Originally transcribed in hieroglyphs, a writing system without vowels, attempts at transcribing the language in Greek characters date as far back as the third century B.C.E. Coptic utilizes Greek uncial characters, with an extra six or seven characters derived from the Demotic, depending upon which dialect, either the Saidic or Boharic is being transliterated. The language is now preserved in the liturgical language of Coptic Church, a member of the Nonâ€“Chalcedonian churches that .