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)
  • 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)
  • ⲛⲉⲛⲧⲁⲩⲟⲩⲁϩⲟⲩ ⲇⲉ ⲛⲥⲱϥ ⲙⲛⲛⲧⲉⲗⲓⲟⲥ ⲉⲁⲩϫⲱⲕ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲙⲡⲟⲩⲣⲟⲧ ⲉⲧⲛⲁϣⲱϥ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲧⲉⲗⲓⲟⲥ ⲛⲙⲙⲛⲧⲛⲁ · Now, those who follow in His footsteps, and those who are perfect, give effect wholly to the great and perfect readiness (to give) which is in charity. On Mercy and Judgment (urn:cts:copticLit:psathanasius.mercy_judgment.budge:1-41)

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Note on Greek forms: Forms given are unnormalized, attested, and checked orthographies in the DDGLC corpus. The material from DDGLC is a work-in-progress, not a finished publication. This release is strictly preliminary.

Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C2363 (ⲙⲛⲧⲛⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), https://coptic-dictionary.org/entry.cgi?tla=C2363 (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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