Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:    
 1. (En) pity, charity
(Fr) pitié, miséricorde, bonté
(De) Mitleid, Erbarmen
Bibliography: CD 216b-217a?; KoptHWb 117?; DELC 136?; ChLCS 31a?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩ ⲇⲉ ϩⲱⲱϥ ⲥⲉⲥⲟⲗⲥⲗ ⲙⲙⲟϥ · ⲙⲡⲉⲓⲙⲁ · ⲛⲧⲟⲕ ⲇⲉ ϩⲱⲱⲕ ⲥⲉⲙⲟⲩⲕϩ ⲙⲙⲟⲕ ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲛⲁ · ϫⲉⲉⲩⲛⲁⲛⲁ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲙⲡⲉⲕϣⲛϩⲧⲏⲕ ϩⲁⲡϩⲏⲕⲉ · And now to him do they shew consolation in this place, whilst as for thee, they inflict tortures on thee for thy charity, for they will be as merciful to thee as thou hast been to the poor. Life of Pisentius part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:32-58)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲛⲥⲟⲟⲩⲧⲛ ⲛⲧⲉⲛϭⲓϫ ⲉⲛϩⲏⲕⲉ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲛⲁ ⲙⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧϣⲁⲛϩⲧⲏϥ · ϫⲉϥⲥⲏϩ ϫⲉⲛⲁⲓⲁⲧⲟⲩ ⲛⲛⲁⲏⲧ ϫⲉⲛⲧⲟⲟⲩ ⲛⲉⲧⲟⲩⲛⲁⲛⲁ ⲛⲁⲩ · Let us stretch out our hands to the poor in charity and compassion, for it is written, 'Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.' Encomium on Victor part 3 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:56-103)
  • ϫⲉϯⲡⲓⲥⲧⲉⲩⲉ ⲉⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϫⲉϥⲛⲁⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲛⲟⲩⲛⲁ ⲉⲧⲃⲉⲡⲉⲓⲁⲡⲟⲧ ⲛⲏⲣⲡ ϩⲙⲡⲉⲓⲱⲛϩ ⲙⲛⲡⲉⲧⲛⲏⲩ . “I trust in God that he will do you charity for this cup of wine in this life and the one that’s coming”. Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 157: Papnoute (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.157.monbeg)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C2357 (ⲛⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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