Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. (En) guile, ambush
(Fr) ruse
(De) Tücke, Hinterhalt
Bibliography: CD 118b?; KoptHWb 69?; ChLCS 18b?
 2. (En) guileful person
(Fr) personne sournoise
(De) hinterhältige Person
Bibliography: CD 118b?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲛϣⲱⲡ ⲉⲣⲱⲧⲛ ⲛⲛⲉϥϣⲟϫⲛⲉ ⲕⲣⲟϥ ⲙⲛⲛⲉϥϩⲃⲏⲩⲉ ⲙⲡⲟⲛⲏⲣⲟⲛ · As you also indulge in his plans of guile and his wicked deeds. To Aphthonia (urn:cts:copticLit:besa.aphthonia.monbba)
  • ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϫⲉⲁⲕⲟⲩⲉⲛϩ ⲡⲉⲕϩⲏⲧ ⲉⲇⲁⲗⲓⲗⲁ ⲉⲧⲉⲡⲁⲓ ⲡⲉ ⲡⲇⲓⲁⲃⲟⲗⲟⲥ · ⲡⲉⲛⲧⲁϥϫⲓⲧⲕ ⲕⲣⲟϥ · ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϫⲉⲁⲕⲕⲱ ⲛⲥⲱⲕ ⲛⲧⲥⲩⲙⲃⲟⲩⲗⲓⲁ ⲙⲡⲉⲡⲛⲉⲩⲙⲁ · because thou didst reveal thy heart to Delilah, that is to say, to the Devil, who hath taken thee by guile, because thou didst set behind thee the counsels of the Spirit. Instructions of Apa Pachomius in MERC.AR in Budge ed. - part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:pachomius.instructions.budge:1-34)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲛⲥⲁϩⲱ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛϩⲱⲃ ⲛⲓⲙ ⲉϥϩⲟⲟⲩ · ⲙⲛϫⲓⲛϭⲟⲛⲥ ⲛⲓⲙ · ⲙⲛⲁⲧⲁⲝⲓⲁ ⲛⲓⲙ · ⲙⲛⲕⲣⲟϥ ⲛⲓⲙ · ⲉⲧⲛⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ · ⲧⲁⲣⲉⲛϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲛⲁϥ ⲛϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲧⲏⲣⲛ ϩⲓⲟⲩⲥⲟⲡ · Let us then cease from every work which is evil, and all violence, and all irregular behaviour, and all the guileful deeds which we are in the habit of committing, and let us all make ourselves sons of his. Encomium on Victor part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:32-55)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C1339 (ⲕⲣⲟϥ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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