Fayumic

adjective
Fa·​yum·​ic
variants: or Fayyumic \ (ˈ)fā¦yümik , (ˈ)fī¦-​ \

Definition of Fayumic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, belonging to, or situated in the Fayum, a fertile depression in Egypt south of Cairo and connected with the Nile valley by a narrow pass
2 : of, belonging to, being, or composed in Fayumic

Fayumic

noun
variants: or Fayyumic \ " \
plural -s

Definition of Fayumic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a dialect of Coptic spoken in the early Christian period in Middle Egypt of which fragments of a New Testament translation survive

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“Fayumic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fayumic. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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