variants: or less commonly Achmimic \ äk-​ˈmi-​mik \
plural -s

Definition of Akhmimic

: an Upper Egyptian dialect of Coptic

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First Known Use of Akhmimic

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Akhmimic

Arabic Aḥmīm (of Hamitic origin; akin to Coptic Shmīm Akhmimic, Egyptian ḫnty-mn) + English -ic

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“Akhmimic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akhmimic. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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