Contionary:ⲥⲙⲩ ⲉⲡⲁⲓϩⲟⲩ

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Maryan Coptic

Alternate forms


  • (Central) IPA: /smuː jəpaɪˈhɔw/, [ˌsmuː jə.päɪ̯ˈɦɔu̯]
  • (Cholevic) IPA: [ˌsmuː ʔə.pɐi̯ˈho̞u̯]


ⲥⲙⲩ ⲉ̀ⲡⲁⲓϩⲟⲩ (smu èpaihou)

  1. literally, "bless this day": Used to remark a specific day of celebration

Usage notes

The term can be used as a replacement for other celebratory phrases such as "happy birthday", "merry Christmas", "happy new year", etc.