How did the English language arrive in Egypt?

Is English an official language in Egypt?

Literary Arabic is the official language and the most widely written. The Coptic language is used primarily by Egyptian Copts and it is the liturgical language of Coptic Christianity.

Languages of Egypt
Foreign English French Spanish
Signed Egyptian Sign Language
Historical language(s) Ancient Egyptian Meroitic

How widely spoken is English in Egypt?


Country Eligible population Total English speakers
Egypt 83,289,500 35
Thailand 63,038,247 27.16
Netherlands 16,770,000 90.90

What language did Moses speak in Egypt?

‘ Again in Exodus 33:11: ‘So the Lord spoke to Moses face to face as a man speaks to his friend. ‘ Moses should have been able to speak at least two languages: Hebrew and Egyptian. It is unlikely that God will introduce Himself to Moses as the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and then speak to him in Egyptian.

What is the closest language to Egyptian?

Coptic language

Native to Egypt Sudan (lesser extent)
Ethnicity Copts
Era Literary: c. 3rd – c. 14th century AD Spoken: c. 3rd – c. 17th or 19th century AD Liturgical: c. 3rd century AD – present
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