Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) be worthy, worth
(Fr) être digne de
(De) würdig sein (einer Sache)
Bibliography: CD 179a?; KoptHWb 98?; ChLCS 26b?
 2. (En) be meet, entiteld, obliged
(Fr) être passible de
(De) verpflichtet sein (jmdm., einer Sache)
Bibliography: CD 179a?; ChLCS 26b?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ⲅⲁⲣ ⲛϯⲙⲡϣⲁ ⲁⲛ for I am not worthy.” Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 143: N 131 (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.143.monbeg)
  • ⲛⲧⲛⲙⲡϣⲁ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ ⲁⲛ · We are not worthy of them. Abraham Our Father: YA 535-40 (urn:cts:copticLit:shenoute.abraham.monbya:21-27)
  • ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲉϥⲡⲉϣ ⲡⲟⲉⲓⲕ · ⲁϥϣⲗⲏⲗ ⲉϫⲙⲡⲟⲩⲁ ⲡⲟⲩⲁ ⲛⲛⲉⲥⲛⲏⲩ · ϫⲉⲕⲁⲥ ⲉⲩⲉⲙⲡϣⲁ ⲛⲧⲉⲭⲁⲣⲓⲥ ⲙⲡϫⲟⲉⲓⲥ · And as John was breaking the bread, he prayed over each one of his brethren, so that they might be worthy of the Grace of the Lord. Dormition of John MERC.AD in Budge ed. (urn:cts:copticLit:misc.dormition_john.budge)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C1982 (ⲙⲡϣⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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