Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) midwife, nurse
(Fr) sage-femme, nourrice
(De) Hebamme
Bibliography: CD 186b?; CED 91?; KoptHWb 102?; DELC 122?; ChLCS 28a?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲉϥϫⲱ ⲙⲙⲟⲥ ϫⲉⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛϣⲁⲛⲉⲓ ⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛⲛⲁⲧⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ ⲛⲛϩⲉⲃⲣⲁⲓⲁ ⲉⲩⲉⲓ ⲉⲩⲛⲁⲙⲓⲥⲉ ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲙⲉⲛ ⲟⲩϩⲟⲟⲩⲧ ⲡⲉ ⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛⲉⲙⲟⲟⲩⲧϥ ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲟⲩⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲧⲉ ⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛⲉⲧⲁⲛϩⲟⲥ And he said, When ye do the office of midwives to the Hebrew women, and they are about to be delivered, if it be a male, kill it; but if a female, save it. 02_Exodus_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.exod.coptot:1)
  • ⲡⲉϫⲁⲩ ⲇⲉ ⲛϭⲓⲙⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ ⲙⲫⲁⲣⲁⲱ ϫⲉⲛⲉⲣⲉⲛϩⲉⲃⲣⲁⲓⲁ ⲟ ⲁⲛ ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲛⲛⲉϩⲓⲟⲙⲉ ⲛⲕⲏⲙⲉ ⲉϣⲁⲩⲙⲓⲥⲉ ϣⲁⲩⲙⲓⲥⲉ ⲛⲅⲁⲣ ⲙⲡⲁⲧⲟⲩⲃⲱⲕ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ϣⲁⲣⲟⲟⲩ ⲛϭⲓⲙⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉⲩⲙⲓⲥⲉ And the midwives said to Pharao, The Hebrew women are not as the women of Egypt, for they are delivered before the midwives go in to them. So they bore children. 02_Exodus_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.exod.coptot:1)
  • ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲁϥⲣⲡⲡⲉⲧⲛⲁⲛⲟⲩϥ ⲛⲙⲙⲉⲥⲓⲟ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲁⲡⲗⲁⲟⲥ ⲁϣⲁⲉⲓ ⲁϥϭⲙϭⲟⲙ ⲉⲙⲁⲧⲉ And God did well to the midwives, and the people multiplied, and grew very strong. 02_Exodus_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.exod.coptot:1)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C2053 (ⲙⲉⲥⲓⲱ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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