Talk:Wp/cop/ⲙⲁⲛⲥⲱⲟⲩⲛ `ⲛϯⲕⲁϣⲣⲱⲙⲓ

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Why do we use ⲙⲁⲛⲥⲱⲟⲩⲛ for "university" and not attested ⲙⲁⲛϯⲥⲃⲱ "teaching place" (Greek διδασκαλειον)? --ⲫⲁϯⲟⲩⲉⲣϣⲓ (talk) 10:22, 9 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Do you have a strong preference? We need both words eventually anyway to refer to different kings of teaching institutions. I don't think ⲙⲁⲛϯⲥⲃⲱ sounds much more like "university" than ⲙⲁⲛⲥⲱⲟⲩⲛ. ⲁϩⲙⲉⲧ (talk) 15:27, 9 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I just always think that an attested term is better than an unattested one. Also, ⲙⲁⲛⲥⲱⲟⲩⲛ is more like "place of knowledge", so could be a library or some kind of archive as well. ⲙⲁⲛϯⲥⲃⲱ is crystal clear in it's meaning. --ⲫⲁϯⲟⲩⲉⲣϣⲓ (talk) 19:40, 9 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
I don't think ⲙⲁⲛϯⲥⲃⲱ is crystal clear for just this meaning; why should it refer to university? It could be any institution of learning, and one could say that a university is also a place of research and not just a normal "teaching place". As far as the meaning is concerned, ⲙⲁⲛⲥⲱⲟⲩⲛ is likewise a clear Coptic word and it was not invented by me. Again, in principle I don't care, but I don't see how this is a huge issue now and we could use our energy for other things. ⲁϩⲙⲉⲧ (talk) 03:45, 10 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
There's no need to change it, i was just curious where it comes from and why is it preferred to ⲙⲁⲛϯⲥⲃⲱ. --ⲫⲁϯⲟⲩⲉⲣϣⲓ (talk) 09:43, 10 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]