Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) shame, contempt, scorn
(Fr) mépris, injure, honte
(De) Schimpf, Schande, Scham, Verachtung, Geringschätzung
Bibliography: CD 375b?; KoptHWb 206?; DELC 203?; ChLCS 53a?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲉⲧⲉⲛⲁⲓ ⲛⲉ ⲥⲱϣ which is shame, Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 132: N 302 (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.132.monbeg)
  • ⲁⲩⲱ ϫⲉⲁⲓⲧⲣⲉⲩⲙⲟⲩⲣ ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲥⲱϣ ⲙⲛⲡⲉⲕϣⲓⲡⲉ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲉⲛⲟⲩⲉϭⲣⲟ ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲏⲓ and since I have had them bind your contempt and your shame to the gateposts of your house, Not Because a Fox Barks: XH 204-216 (
  • ⲡⲉⲛⲧⲁϥϫⲓ ⲛⲟⲩⲕⲁϩ ⲉϥⲙⲟⲟⲩⲧ ⲁϥⲡⲗⲁⲥⲥⲉ ⲙⲙⲟϥ ⲛⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉϥⲟⲛϩ ⲁϥϩⲩⲡⲟⲙⲓⲛⲉ ⲉⲩⲥⲱϣ ⲙⲙⲟϥ · ϫⲉⲕⲁⲥ ϩⲙⲡⲉϥⲥⲱϣ ⲉϥⲉⲧⲟⲩϫⲉⲡⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉⲛⲧⲁϥⲃⲱⲕ ⲉⲡⲧⲁⲕⲟ · ϩⲓⲧⲙⲡⲉϥⲛⲟⲃⲉ · He Who took a clod of dead earth, and fashioned it into a living man, bare patiently the scorn of those who mocked Him, in order that by the contempt of Himself He might save man, who had gone to perdition through his own sins. On the Soul and Body (urn:cts:copticLit:psathanasius.soul_body.budge:1-91)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C3911 (ⲥⲱϣ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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