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  1. Minya is the capital of Minya Governorate in Upper Egypt. It is located approximately 245 km south of Cairo on the western bank of the Nile River, which flows north through the city. The name of the city is derived from its Ancient Egyptian name Men'at Khufu, meaning the nursing city of Khufu, linking it to the Pharaoh Khufu or Cheops, builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza.
  2. Minya a.k.a. Minya Governorate is one of the governorates of Upper Egypt. The name originates from the chief city of the governorate, originally known in Sahidic Coptic as Tmoone and in Bohairic as Thmonē, meaning “the residence”, in reference to a monastery formerly in the area. The name may also originate from the city's name in Egyptian Men'at Khufu.


"Minya" is a musical EP of Jonathan Coleclough.

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Minya a.k.a. Minyanka language: Minyanka is a northern Senufo language spoken by about 750,000 people in southeastern Mali. It is closely related to Supyire. Minyanka is one of the national languages of Mali.

Phrases with Minya

  1. Bembix Minya
  2. Eurydice minya
  3. Notopais Minya
  4. Brachyhesma minya
  5. Pseudocyclops Minya
  6. Species Bembix Minya
  7. species Eurydice minya
  8. species Notopais minya
  9. species Brachyhesma minya

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Google previewDK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Egypt (2013)

by DK

With its green squares, pretty, tree-lined corniche and run-down Italian villas built by cotton magnates, Minya is a pleasant place to simply wander around. Unfortunately, the surrounding countryside's association with Islamic militants and the ...

Google previewUnprotected (2009)

Palestinians in Egypt Since 1948 by Oroub El-Abed

Minya is a three-hour train ride south of Cairo. Palestinians are said to have gone to the region for jobswith the Egyptian government from 1962 to 1967, and we were told that some Palestinians still teach in schools there. However ...

Google previewAn Egyptian Journal (2013)

by William Golding

Minya is a major ferry point. There are two mosques and a Christian church lined up above the corniche down which much rubble has cascaded. We tied uponce more at whatwas officially the stationofthe river police though onlythe uniforms, ...

Google previewPidgins and Creoles in Asia (2012)

by Umberto Ansaldo

minya is a variant ofpunya, and lang 'person' is a Hokkien loanword. As the English translations suggest, none of the topics in (8) can be plausibly analyzed as originating in the respective comment clause. Instead, the comment ...

Google previewYir-Yoront Lexicon (1991)

Sketch and Dictionary of an Australian Language by Barry Alpher

'minya' in senses 2, 3, and 4. 1. GENERIC FOR GAME AND OTHER WILD MAMMALS, BIRDS, REPTILES, AND AMPHIBIANS. Note: Excludes dog, cat, horse (generic kurta) but includes calves (minh-chorrp); bullocks (minh-pel or ...

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Scrabble value of M3I1N1Y4A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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