Coptic

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A language of Egypt

Alternate Names
Neo-Egyptian
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Bohairic, Sahidic.

Language Use

Bohairic dialect is liturgical language of the Coptic Church. Ceased daily use in the 16th century.

Language Development
NT: 1716–1924.
Writing

Arabic script [Arab]. Coptic script [Copt], used in Church. Greek script [Grek].