the native Christian church in Egypt, governed by a patriarch and characterized by an adherence to Monophysitism and the use of the Coptic language in its liturgy.
the ancient Christian Church of Egypt
[koh-puhb-lish] /koʊˈpʌb lɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to publish jointly with another publisher.
[kop-yuh-luh] /ˈkɒp yə lə/ noun, plural copulas, copulae [kop-yuh-lee] /ˈkɒp yəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. something that connects or links together. 2. Also called linking verb. Grammar. a verb, as be, seem, or look, that serves as a connecting link or establishes an identity between subject and complement. Compare . 3. Logic. a word or set […]
[verb kop-yuh-leyt; adjective kop-yuh-lit] /verb ˈkɒp yəˌleɪt; adjective ˈkɒp yə lɪt/ verb (used without object), copulated, copulating. 1. to engage in sexual intercourse. adjective 2. connected; joined. /ˈkɒpjʊˌleɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to perform sexual intercourse v. early 15c., “to join,” from Latin copulatus, past participle of copulare “join together, couple, bind, link, unite,” from copula […]
[kop-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌkɒp yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. sexual intercourse. 2. a joining together or coupling. n. late 14c., “coupling,” from Middle French copulation “mating, copulation” (14c.), from Latin copulationem (nominative copulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of copulare (see copulate). Of the sex act from late 15c., and this became the main sense […]