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  • Not in Classical Arabic. /e/ is common enough in the descendant languages/dialects (cf. Mohammed, Ahmed for Classical Muhammad, Ahmad).

    August 28, 2008

  • Qroqqa's spot on, there's no equivalent of 'e' in Arabic.

    August 28, 2008

  • Misr is the Classical Arabic; it might be Mesr in the local dialect.

    August 27, 2008

  • I've always seen it spelled (and pronounced) as "mesr".

    August 27, 2008

  • Known in English as Egypt.

    August 25, 2008