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qroqqa commented on the word miṣr
Not in Classical Arabic. /e/ is common enough in the descendant languages/dialects (cf. Mohammed, Ahmed for Classical Muhammad, Ahmad).
August 28, 2008
bilby commented on the word miṣr
Qroqqa's spot on, there's no equivalent of 'e' in Arabic.
Misr is the Classical Arabic; it might be Mesr in the local dialect.
August 27, 2008
frogapplause commented on the word miṣr
I've always seen it spelled (and pronounced) as "mesr".
pterodactyl commented on the word miṣr
Known in English as Egypt.
August 25, 2008