Scriptorium tag: N
 1. centurion, captain (officer commanding a group of 100 soldiers)
ref: 382 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 632) ἑκατόνταρχος  leader of hundred. noun (LSJ 501a?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲙⲡⲛⲁⲩ ⲛⲧⲟϥ ⲛⲧⲁⲡϩⲉⲕⲁⲧⲟⲛⲧⲁⲣⲭⲟⲥ ⲉⲓ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲡⲉϫⲁⲕ ϫⲉϯⲛⲏⲩ ⲧⲁⲣⲡⲁϩⲣⲉ ⲉⲣⲟϥ · Yet in that very hour wherein the centurion came to Thee Thou didst say, 'I am coming, I will heal him.' On the Canaanite Woman (urn:cts:copticLit:pschrysostom.canaanite.budge:1-51)
  • ⲁϥⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲉⲥⲛⲁⲩ ⲛⲛϩⲉⲕⲁⲧⲟⲛⲧⲁⲣⲭⲟⲥ ⲡⲉϫⲁϥ ϫⲉⲥⲃⲧⲉ ϣⲏⲧ ⲙⲙⲁⲧⲟⲓ ⲉⲧⲣⲉⲩⲃⲱⲕ ϣⲁⲧⲕⲁⲓⲥⲁⲣⲓⲁ . ⲁⲩⲱ ϣⲉ ⲛϩⲓⲡⲡⲉⲩⲥ ⲁⲩⲱ ϣⲏⲧ ⲛϥⲁⲓⲙⲉⲣⲉϩ ϫⲓⲛⲛϫⲡϣⲟⲙⲧⲉ ⲛⲧⲉⲩϣⲏ . He called to himself two of the centurions, and said, 'Prepare two hundred soldiers to go as far as Caesarea, with seventy horsemen, and two hundred men armed with spears, at the third hour of the night.' 44_Acts of the Apostles_23 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.acts.sahidica:23)
  • ⲛⲉⲩⲛ ⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲇⲉ ϩⲛⲕⲁⲓⲥⲁⲣⲓⲁ ⲉⲡⲉϥⲣⲁⲛ ⲡⲉ ⲕⲟⲣⲛⲏⲗⲓⲟⲥ . ⲟⲩϩⲉⲕⲁⲧⲟⲛⲧⲁⲣⲭⲟⲥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲛⲧⲉⲥⲡⲓⲣⲏ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲉⲣⲟⲥ ϫⲉⲧϩⲓⲧⲁⲗⲓⲕⲏ . Now there was a certain man in Caesarea, Cornelius by name, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment, 44_Acts of the Apostles_10 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.acts.sahidica:10)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C11081 (ϩⲉⲕⲁⲧⲟⲛⲧⲁⲣⲭⲟⲥ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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