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Meaning of "Egyptology" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EGYPTOLOGY

Egyptology  [ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EGYPTOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Egyptology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EGYPTOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Egyptology

Egyptology

Egyptology is the study of ancient Egyptian history, language, literature, religion, architecture and art from the 5th millennium BC until the end of its native religious practices in the 4th century AD. A practitioner of the discipline is an “Egyptologist”. In Europe, particularly on the Continent, Egyptology is primarily regarded as being a philological discipline, while in North America it is often regarded as a branch of archaeology.

Definition of Egyptology in the English dictionary

The definition of Egyptology in the dictionary is the study of the archaeology and language of ancient Egypt.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EGYPTOLOGY


climatology
ˌklaɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ
cosmetology
ˌkɒzmɛˈtɒlədʒɪ
cytology
saɪˈtɒlədʒɪ
dermatology
ˌdɜːməˈtɒlədʒɪ
gerontology
ˌdʒɛrɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ
haematology
ˌhiːməˈtɒlədʒɪ
hematology
ˌhiːməˈtɒlədʒɪ
hepatology
ˌhɛpəˈtɒlədʒɪ
histology
hɪˈstɒlədʒɪ
neonatology
ˌniːəʊnəˈtɒlədʒɪ
ontology
ɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ
otology
əʊˈtɒlədʒɪ
paleontology
ˌpælɪɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ
parasitology
ˌpærəsaɪˈtɒlədʒɪ
primatology
ˌpraɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ
proctology
prɒkˈtɒlədʒɪ
rheumatology
ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪ
Scientology
ˌsaɪənˈtɒlədʒɪ
tautology
tɔːˈtɒlədʒɪ
teratology
ˌtɛrəˈtɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EGYPTOLOGY

Egypt
Egyptian
Egyptian clover
Egyptian jasper
Egyptian Mau
Egyptological
Egyptologist
eh
EHF
EHO
Ehrenburg
Ehrlich
EHV
EI
EIA
EIB
Eichendorff
Eichler
Eichmann

WORDS THAT END LIKE EGYPTOLOGY

archaeology
astrology
biology
biotechnology
ecology
genealogy
geology
information technology
methodology
microbiology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
physiology
psychology
sociology
technology
terminology
theology

Synonyms and antonyms of Egyptology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Egyptology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EGYPTOLOGY

Find out the translation of Egyptology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Egyptology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Egyptology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

埃及学
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Egiptología
570 millions of speakers

English

Egyptology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मिसरशास्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

علم المصريات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

египтологии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Egiptologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মিশরী পুরাতত্ত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

égyptologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mesir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ägyptologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エジプト学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이집트 학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mesir
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ai cập cổ vật học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Egyptology
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इजिप्टोलॉजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eski Mısır uygarlığını inceleyen bilim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

egittologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

egiptologii
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

єгиптології
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

egiptologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Αιγυπτιολογίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Egiptologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Egyptologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

egyptologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Egyptology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EGYPTOLOGY»

The term «Egyptology» is regularly used and occupies the 87.210 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EGYPTOLOGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Egyptology» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Egyptology» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Egyptology

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EGYPTOLOGY»

Discover the use of Egyptology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Egyptology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris, Being the Journal ...
Elaborate facsimile journal of a fictional Emily Sand's 1926 search for the tomb of the god Osiris presents an overview of ancient Egypt and Egyptology.
Emily Sands, Dugald Steer, 2004
2
Egyptology: The Missing Millennium : Ancient Egypt in ...
This book will be of great interest to academics and students of archaeology, Arabic studies and Egyptology, as well as anyone with a general interest in Egyptian history. 'This is an impressive piece of work.
Okasha El Daly, 2005
3
Egyptology from the First World War to the Third Reich: ...
This edition presents aspects of ideology, scholarship, and individual biographies from World War I to the “Third Reich”. Only recently has Egyptology begun to critically examine its history in the first half of the 20th century.
Thomas Schneider, Peter Raulwing, 2012
4
Conflicted Antiquities: Egyptology, Egyptomania, Egyptian ...
Consulting the relevant Arabic archives, Elliott Colla demonstrates that the emergence of Egyptology—the study of ancient Egypt and its material legacy—was as consequential for modern Egyptians as it was for Europeans.
Elliott Colla, 2007
5
Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century: ...
Encompasses the research of over 350 of the world's leading Egyptologists
Zahi A. Hawass, 2003
6
Egyptology Today
An essential companion to Egyptology examining all aspects of ancient Egypt.
Richard H. Wilkinson, 2008
7
Egyptology
With nearly a million copies sold worldwide, this guide to Ancient Egypt is told through the journal of Emily Sands who, in 1926, led an expedition up the Nile to find the lost body of Osiris.
Wayne Anderson, 2004
8
Grafton Elliot Smith, Egyptology and the Diffusion of ...
Paul Crook shows how his ideas were developed in the context of his life and times, examining the debates they aroused, his attempts to incorporate anthropology within a broader interdisciplinary school under his leadership in London, and ...
David Paul Crook, Paul Crook, 2012
9
Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century: ...
Encompasses the research of over 350 of the world's leading Egyptologists
Zahi A. Hawass, 2003
10
The Egyptology Handbook: A Course In The Wonders Of Egypt
Lift-the-flaps, fold outs, side notes, and detailed illustrations provide readers with a comprehensive guide to the wonders of ancient Egypt through a review of its culture, history, amazing structures, archeological finds, and more!
Emily Sands, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EGYPTOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Egyptology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Penny Dreadful Season 2.10 Recap: A Standing Ovation
... and all this talk about a "master race," I predict the next season will forego the crypto-Egyptology and focus on distinctly European evils. «WordandFilm.com, Jul 15»
2
How I Went From Working Retail to Owning My Own Jewelry Business
... an assistant curator at someplace like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Egyptology wing. I moved to Los Angeles with my boyfriend right ... «Cosmopolitan.com, Jul 15»
3
“Window on a lost world”: rediscovered papyri at UBC shed light on …
“We would love to develop a teaching collection of Egyptology material similar to our medieval manuscript collection,” said Katherine Kalsbeek, ... «University of British Columbia, Jul 15»
4
Rory Hughes Chart Reviews: Lost Frequencies nab the number 1 …
He is currently the treasurer for SACE (School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology) and loves the music industry and especially interested ... «LSMedia, Jul 15»
5
Feature: This week's music singles reviewed
He is currently the treasurer for SACE (School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology) and loves the music industry and especially interested ... «LSMedia, Jul 15»
6
Millions Of Mummified Dogs Found In Ancient Egyptian Catacombs
RATH: Salima Ikram is a professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo. Salima, thanks very much. IKRAM: Thank you very much. «WGBH NEWS, Jul 15»
7
Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Your dream video game remake
... person shooter set on an island with a mix of the supernatural, 1930s setting, great costumes, art decor, great soundtrack, and Egyptology. «Metro, Jul 15»
8
University offers course on Ancient Egypt
The lecturer is the director of the Egyptology Laboratory at the National Museum of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and a ... «Brazil-Arab News Agency, Jul 15»
9
In pictures: Heneghan Peng completes Giza Museum shell
The museum is envisaged as a cultural complex of activities devoted to Egyptology and will contain 24,000m² of permanent exhibition space, ... «Architects' Journal, Jul 15»
10
Film artist Kurt on Sense8 and other work
I had a mermaid obsession, and the Egyptology was a part of a lot of the stuff that I would draw too – I think that had a big impact on my drawing ... «Prague Post, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Egyptology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/egyptology>. Jan 2023 ».
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