When did ancient Egyptian language die?
The Disappearance of the Ancient Egyptian Language:
Most of the world's currently spoken languages are spoken by fewer than 10,000 people; and more than half are expected to disappear by the year 2100. Languages are defined as endangered not because they have fewer than some set number of speakers, but because they have ceased to be actively spoken within a given community.
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Strictly speaking, the ancient Egyptian language is still alive in the form of Coptic, which is the language used by the Orthodox Christian Church of...
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fromChapter 3 / Lesson 7
In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.