Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) bring to birth, act midwife
(Fr) délivrer (femme en couche), faire naître
(De) gebären, entbinden (als Hebamme)
Bibliography: CD 186b?; KoptHWb 102?; ChLCS 28a?
cf. ⲧⲙⲁⲥⲓⲟ entbinden
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁϥⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲛϭⲓⲡⲣⲣⲟ ⲛⲕⲏⲙⲉ ⲉⲛⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ ⲛⲛϩⲉⲃⲣⲁⲓⲟⲥ ⲡⲉϫⲁϥ ⲛⲁⲩ ϫⲉⲉⲧⲃⲉⲟⲩ ⲁⲧⲉⲧⲛⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲙⲡⲉⲓϩⲱⲃ ⲁⲧⲉⲧⲛⲧⲁⲛϩⲟ ⲛⲛϩⲟⲟⲩⲧ And the king of Egypt called the midwives, and said to them, Why is it that ye have done this thing, and saved the male children alive? 02_Exodus_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.exod.coptot:1)
  • ⲁⲛⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ ⲇⲉ ⲣϩⲟⲧⲉ ϩⲏⲧϥ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲙⲡⲟⲩⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲕⲁⲧⲁⲧϩⲉ ⲉⲛⲧⲁϥϩⲱⲛ ⲉⲧⲟⲟⲧⲟⲩ ⲛϭⲓⲡⲣⲣⲟ ⲛⲕⲏⲙⲉ ⲁⲩⲧⲁⲛϩⲟ ⲛⲛϩⲟⲟⲩⲧ But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt appointed them; and they saved the male children alive. 02_Exodus_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.exod.coptot:1)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C2052 (ⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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