This episode, we discuss Coptic, the last descendant of thousands of years of Ancient Egyptian, now spoken mainly as a liturgical language in Coptic Christian churches in Egypt.
Top of Show Greeting: Nalathis
Special Mention: Go watch Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues!
Links and Resources:
- Plumley, Martin (1948) An Introductory Coptic Grammar. London: Home and van Thal.
- Tattam, Henry (1863) A Compendious Grammar of the Egyptian Language. London: Williams and Norgate.
- Layton, Bentley (2000). A Coptic grammar: With chrestomathy and glossary: Sahidic dialect (Vol. 20). Otto Harrassowitz.
- Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: a linguistic introduction. Cambridge University Press.
- Lambdin, Thomas Oden (1983) Introduction to Sahidic Coptic. Mercer University Press.
- Youssef, Ahmad Abdel-Hamid (2003) From Pharaoh’s Lips: Ancient Egyptian Language in the Arabic of Today. American University of Cairo Press.