demotic Egyptian

noun

: the stage of the Egyptian language that immediately preceded Coptic and that is known from writings in demotic characters dating approximately from the 8th century b.c. to the 3d century a.d.

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“Demotic Egyptian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demotic%20Egyptian. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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