[ ahb ahy-ter-noh; English ab ee-tur-noh ]
/ ˈɑb aɪˈtɛr noʊ; English ˈæb iˈtɜr noʊ /
from the most remote antiquity.
English Words From The PharaohsMost people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
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