Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) border, limit
(Fr) frontière, limite
(De) Grenze, Limit
Bibliography: CD 451b-452a?; CED 201?; KoptHWb 255?; DELC 224b?-225a; ChLCS 63b?
 2. (En) nome
(Fr) nome
(De) Gau
Bibliography: CD 452a?; CED 201?; KoptHWb 255?; DELC 224b?-225a; ChLCS 63b?
 3. (En) province, district, suburb
(Fr) province, district, banlieue
(De) Provinz, Bezirk, Vorstadt
Bibliography: CD 452a?; KoptHWb 255?; DELC 224b?-225a; ChLCS 63b?
 4. (En) bishopric
(Fr) évêché, diocèse
(De) Bistum
Bibliography: CD 452a?; DELC 224b?-225a; ChLCS 63b?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁⲥϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲟⲛ ⲛⲟⲩϩⲟⲟⲩ ⲁⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉⲓ ϣⲁⲣⲟϥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲙⲡⲧⲟϣ ⲛⲕⲃⲧ · ⲉⲣⲉⲡⲉϥϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲙⲟⲟϣⲉ ⲛⲙⲙⲁϥ ⲉⲁϥⲉⲓ ⲉⲧⲑⲩⲗⲓⲕⲓⲁ ⲉⲧⲣⲉϥϩⲟⲧⲣϥ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲉⲡⲅⲁⲙⲟⲥ ⲛⲥⲩⲙⲛⲟⲛ · Now it came to pass on a day that a certain man came unto him from the district of Kebt (Coptos), and there was travelling with him his son, who had reached a time of life when he might, very properly, have been permitted to undergo the yoke of matrimony. Life of Pisentius part 3 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:58-84)
  • ⲉⲧⲃⲉⲡⲉⲛϫⲟⲉⲓⲥ ⲛⲉⲓⲱⲧ ⲛⲉⲡⲓⲥⲕⲟⲡⲟⲥ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲡⲉⲥⲩⲛⲑⲓⲟⲥ · ⲡⲉⲛⲧⲁⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲟⲩⲟⲛϩ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲛⲛⲉⲛⲕⲁⲓⲣⲟⲥ ⲉϥⲟ ⲛⲛⲁϣⲧⲉ ⲉⲡⲉⲛⲧⲟϣ ⲙⲙⲁⲧⲉ ⲁⲛ · ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲉⲧⲉⲭⲱⲣⲁ ⲧⲏⲣⲥ · ⲛⲛⲉⲭⲣⲓⲥϯⲁⲛⲟⲥ ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ · For our Lord and Father and Bishop, Apa Pisentius, whom God hath made manifest in our time, is not the protector of our district only, but of the whole country of orthodox Christians. Life of Pisentius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:1-31)
  • ⲉⲧⲣⲉⲩϣⲱⲡⲉ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲧⲥⲁⲛⲟ ϩⲛⲛⲧⲟϣ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ · so that they might live orderly according to God's ordinances? Abraham Our Father YA 551-54 (urn:cts:copticLit:shenoute.abraham.monbya:42-47)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C4720 (ⲧⲟϣ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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