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variants or Fayyumic
: 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
: of, belonging to, being, or composed in Fayumic


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variants or Fayyumic
plural -s
: 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 28 May. 2024.

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