Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. (En) pity, charity, alms
(Fr) aumône, action charitable
(De) Barmherzigkeit, Almosen
Bibliography: CD 217a?; KoptHWb 117?; ChLCS 31a?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁⲣⲓⲙⲛⲧⲛⲁ ⲕⲁⲧⲁⲧⲉⲕϭⲟⲙ · Give alms according as thou hast the power. Encomium on Victor part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:32-55)
  • ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲉⲕⲛⲁⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲛⲧⲉⲕⲙⲛⲧⲛⲁ ϩⲱⲥ ⲉⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲡⲉⲧⲉⲓⲙⲉ ⲉⲣⲟⲥ ⲕⲛⲁϩⲁⲣⲉϩ ⲉⲣⲟⲕ ⲉⲧⲙⲁⲁⲥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧⲙⲁⲓⲧⲟ ⲛϩⲟⲩⲟ · ⲉⲕⲥⲟⲟⲩⲛ ϫⲉⲕⲉⲩⲫⲣⲁⲛⲉ ⲁⲛ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ · ⲛⲧⲉⲓϩⲉ · ⲡⲁⲓ ⲉⲧϭⲱϣⲧ ⲉϫⲱⲛ For if thou wouldst do thy works of charity so that it shall be God alone Who knoweth thereof, thou wilt guard thyself from doing them in greediness (or, avarice), for thou knowest that thou wilt not please in this manner God, who watcheth us. On Mercy and Judgment (urn:cts:copticLit:psathanasius.mercy_judgment.budge:1-41)
  • ⲁⲩⲁⲡⲥ ⲛⲣⲱⲙⲉ · ⲉⲡⲓⲧⲁⲥⲥⲉ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲛϩⲱⲃ ⲛϭⲓϫ ϣⲁⲓⲧⲁⲁⲩ ⲙⲛⲧⲛⲁ ⲛⲛϣⲙⲙⲟ · And men employed me, and what they gave me for the work of my hands I used to give away in charity to strangers. Life of Onnophrius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:1-9)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C2363 (ⲙⲛⲧⲛⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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