Scriptorium tag: V
 1. to hurry, be eager/busy (object: none)
ref: 708 Bibliography: DDGLC
 2. to aspire, strive after
ref: 10523 Bibliography: DDGLC
 3. to hurry, be zealous/diligent to do (object: purpose clause)
ref: 5733 Bibliography: DDGLC
 4. to hurry, be zealous/diligent to reach a certain result (object: result clause)
ref: 11221 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 2017) σπουδάζω  to be busy, be eager, be serious, be in hurry. verb (LSJ 1630a?; Preisigke 2:478?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲡⲇⲓⲁⲃⲟⲗⲟⲥ ⲁϥⲕⲱϩ ⲙⲡⲉⲟⲩⲟⲉⲓϣ ⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ · ⲉⲡⲃⲉⲉⲕⲉ ϯϫⲡⲟ ⲙⲙⲟϥ · ⲙⲡⲙⲧⲟ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲙⲡϫⲟⲉⲓⲥ ϩⲁⲡⲉⲧⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲙⲙⲟϥ ⲛⲛϣⲙⲙⲟ · ⲙⲛⲛⲕⲟⲟⲩⲉ · ⲉⲧⲣϭⲣⲱⲱϩ · ⲉϥⲛⲁⲩ ⲉⲧϩⲉ ⲉⲧⲓⲥⲡⲟⲩⲇⲁⲍⲉ ⲉⲡⲁϩⲱⲃ ⲛϭⲓϫ · At that time the Devil became envious of me, because of the wages which I was earning before the Lord in respect of what I did for strangers and for other folk who were in want; for he saw how diligent I was in manual labour, Life of Onnophrius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:1-9)
  • ⲛⲧⲟⲕ ⲇⲉ ⲉⲡⲉⲓⲇⲏ ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲥⲱⲧⲙ ⲛⲥⲁⲡⲉⲕⲉⲓⲱⲧ · ⲟⲩⲇⲉ ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲣⲡⲙⲉⲉⲩⲉ ⲛⲧϩⲟⲧⲉ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ · ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲁⲕⲥⲡⲟⲩⲇⲁⲍⲉ ⲉϩⲱϥⲧ ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲣⲟⲥⲫⲟⲣⲁ ⲙⲡⲁⲙⲁⲣⲧⲏⲣⲓⲟⲛ · Thou, however, inasmuch as thou hast not obeyed thy father, and hast not remembered the fear of God, but hast been zealous in the stealing of the oflering from my martyrium, Encomium on Victor part 3 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:56-103)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲛⲥⲡⲟⲩⲇⲁⲍⲉ ⲟⲩⲛ ⲉϫⲡⲟ ⲛⲁⲛⲟⲩ ⲛⲛⲁⲓ · Let us therefore do our utmost to acquire these things for ourselves. On Penitence and Abstinence, part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:johnconst.penitence.budge:120-241)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C10523 (ⲥⲡⲟⲩⲇⲁⲍⲉ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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