Word Family - Egypt

December theme: Pre-Classical Mediterranean 🏝️


Egypt, Hephaestus

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  • Afro-Asiatic *ptḥ to create?, to begin?
    • Egyptian ptḥ Ptah, self-created divinity of craft and creation
      • English Ptah
      • Egyptian ḥwt-kꜣ-ptḥ Temple of the Soul of Ptah, Memphis
        • Mycenaean Greek *ai-ku-pi-to
          • Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος Aíguptos Egypt, the Nile
            • Latin Aegyptus Egypt
              • Western Romance
                • French Égypte Egypt
                  • English Egypt
          • Mycenaean Greek 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 ai-ku-pi-ti-jo Egyptian
            • Ancient Greek Αἰγύπτιος Aigúptios Egyptian
              • Byzantine Greek Γύφτος Gúphtos Egyptian
                • Greek γύφτος gýftos gypsy
              • Latin aegyptius Egyptian
                • Western Romance
                  • Old French gyptien
                    • English gypsy
      • Minoan
        • Mycenaean Greek Pa-i-to Phaistos site of the an early Minoan monumental palace
          • Ancient Greek Φαιστός Phaistós Phaistos
          • Mycenaean Greek *pa-i-ti-jo Phaistian
            • Ancient Greek Φαιστιος Phaistios Phaistian
            • Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀞𐀂𐀴𐀍 A-pa-i-ti-jo The Phaistian?, Hephaestus?
              • Ancient Greek Ἥφαιστος Hḗphaistos divinity of craft, metalworking, fire, and volcanoes
                • Latin Hephaestus
                  • English Hephaestus
    • Semitic *ptḥ beginning, development, opening
      • Central Semitic
        • Arabic فَتَحَ fataḥa to open, to explain, to assist, to begin
          • Maltese fetaħ to open
        • Northwest Semitic
          • Canaanite
            • Hebrew פָּתַח patákh to open
      • South Semitic
        • Ethiopic
          • Amharic ክፈት kifeti to open


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Collected English words

Ptah, Egypt, gypsy, Hephaestus