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)
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲟⲩⲕⲣⲓⲛⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲉⲧⲣⲉⲛⲥϭⲏⲣ ⲉⲧϩⲓⲧⲁⲗⲓⲁ ⲁⲩϯ ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲛϩⲉⲛⲕⲟⲟⲩⲉ ⲉⲩⲙⲏⲣ ⲛⲟⲩϩⲉⲕⲁⲧⲟⲛⲧⲁⲣⲭⲟⲥ ⲉⲡⲉϥⲣⲁⲛ ⲡⲉ ⲓⲟⲩⲗⲓⲟⲥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲛⲧⲉⲥⲡⲓⲣⲁ ⲛⲥⲉⲃⲁⲥⲧⲏ . When it was determined that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Augustan band. 44_Acts of the Apostles_27 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.acts.sahidica:27)
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲟⲩⲥⲟⲙⲛⲧϥ ⲇⲉ ⲛⲙⲙⲟⲩⲥ . ⲡⲉϫⲁϥ ⲛϭⲓⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲡϩⲉⲕⲁⲧⲟⲛⲧⲁⲣⲭⲟⲥ ⲉⲧⲁϩⲉⲣⲁⲧϥ ϫⲉⲉⲛⲉⲥⲧⲟ ⲛⲏⲧⲛ ⲉϩⲓⲟⲩⲉ ⲉⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲛϩⲣⲱⲙⲁⲓⲟⲥ ⲉⲙⲛⲛⲟⲃⲉ ⲉⲣⲟϥ . When they had tied him up with thongs, Paul asked the centurion who stood by, 'Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman, and not found guilty?' 44_Acts of the Apostles_22 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.acts.sahidica:22)

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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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