A Short Coptic Toponymy of Egypt

The aim of this project is to compile a selected list of important Coptic place names. It is an ongoing project with more entries to be added gradually. If you would like to help with this project, please contact pisakho@live.co.uk.

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I recently came across an interesting map of Egyptian towns with their Coptic names in their local dialects (S = Sahidic, B = Bohairic, F = Fayummic) on the back page of Werner Vycichl's Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue copte (Louvain, 1983), which you can see below.


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