Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) take wife
(Fr) prendre femme, se marier
(De) zur Frau nehmen, heiraten (vom Manne)
Bibliography: CD 384a?; KoptHWb 212?; ChLCS 54a?
cf. ϫⲓ nehmen, erhalten
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲙⲛⲛⲥⲱⲥ ⲁⲕϣⲁϫⲉ ⲛⲙⲙⲁⲓ ⲛϫⲡϣⲟⲙⲧⲉ ⲙⲡⲉϩⲟⲟⲩ ϩⲓϫⲛⲧϩⲁⲗⲁⲥⲥⲁ · ϫⲉⲓⲱϩⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲉⲛⲉ ⲛⲧⲟⲕ ⲡⲉⲧⲉⲡⲱⲓ ⲁⲛ ⲡⲉ · ⲛⲉⲓⲛⲁⲗⲟ ϩⲁⲣⲟⲕ ⲡⲉ · ⲛⲅϫⲓⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲅⲣⲃⲗⲗⲉ ⲉⲡⲉⲕⲃⲁⲗ ⲥⲛⲁⲩ · ⲛⲅϭⲱ ⲉⲕⲣϩⲏⲃⲉ · ⲉⲕⲧⲱⲃϩ ⲙⲙⲟⲓ · Afterwards Thou didst speak to me at the third hour of the day on the sea, saying, 'John, if it be that thou dost not in truth belong to Me, I will withdraw Myself from thee. Take thou a wife, and thou shalt make thyself to become blind in both thine eyes; thou shalt suffer grief, [then] thou wilt pray unto Me.' Dormition of John MERC.AD in Budge ed. (urn:cts:copticLit:misc.dormition_john.budge)
  • ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲡⲁⲛⲧⲱⲥ ⲕⲛⲁϫⲟⲟⲥ ϫⲉⲟⲩⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲟⲥ ⲡⲉ · ⲛⲉϣϣⲉ ⲁⲛ ⲉⲣⲟϥ ϫⲓⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ · But, notwithstanding my answer, thou wouldst say unto me in any case, 'He was a bishop, and it was not seemly for him to take a wife.' Encomium on Demetrius Archbishop of Alexandria part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:psflavianus.encomium.budge:1-23)
  • ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲉϥⲛⲁϫⲓⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲛϥϫⲡⲉ ϣⲏⲣⲉ ϥⲛⲁⲉⲩⲫⲣⲁⲛⲉ · But surely when he hath taken a wife, and hath begotten children, he will rejoice? On the Soul and Body (urn:cts:copticLit:psathanasius.soul_body.budge:1-91)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C3991 (ϫⲓⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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