Coptic Religious

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Coptic Language - Vocabulary
... The core lexicon of Coptic is Egyptian, being most closely related to the preceding Demotic phase of the language ... Up to 20% of the vocabulary of literary Coptic is drawn from Greek, though borrowings are not always fully adapted to the Coptic phonological system and may have semantic differences as well ... There are instances of Coptic texts having passages that are almost entirely composed from Greek lexical roots ...

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