Coptic Alphabet

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The Coptic alphabet is variant of the Greek alphabet containing a number of extra letters for sounds not fo...
The Coptic alphabet is variant of the Greek alphabet containing a number of extra letters for sounds not found in Greek. The extra letters come from the Demotic  form of the Egyptian script. The Coptic alphabet came into being during the 3rd century BC after the Greek conquest of Egypt and the subsequent spread of Christianity. 
http://www.omniglot.com/writing/coptic.htm
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