Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Bohairic: ⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ met.rem.ən.khēmi, Sahidic: ⲙⲛⲧⲣⲙⲛⲕⲏⲙⲉ mənt.rəm.ən.kēme, Greek: Μετ Ρεμνχημι Met Rem(e)nkhēmi) is the latest stage o the Egyptian leid, a northren Afroasiatic leid spoken in Egyp till at least the 17t century.[2]

Native taeEgypt
Era2nd – 17t century. Survives as the leeturgical leid o the Coptic Kirk, wi sporadic attempts at revival.
Early forms
Coptic alphabet
Leid codes
ISO 639-2cop
ISO 639-3cop
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  1. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Coptic". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  2. Coptic Encyclopedia;