Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) envious, niggardly
(Fr) envieux, jaloux, mesquin
(De) neidisch, armselig
ref: βάσκανος Bibliography: CD 39b?; KoptHWb 25?; ChLCS 8b?
cf. ⲉⲓⲁ Auge, Blick
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲙⲡⲣⲟⲩⲱⲙ ⲙⲛⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉⲓⲉⲣⲃⲟⲟⲛⲉ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲙⲡⲣⲉⲡⲓⲑⲩⲙⲓ ⲉⲛⲉϥϭⲓⲛⲟⲩⲱⲙ Sup not with an envious man, neither desire thou his meats: 20_Proverbs_23 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.prov.coptot:23)
  • ⲡⲥⲟϭ ϣⲁϥⲛⲟϭⲛⲉϭ ⲁϫⲛϣⲡϩⲙⲟⲧ ⲁⲩⲱ ϣⲁⲣⲉⲡϯ ⲛⲟⲩⲉⲓⲉⲣⲃⲟⲟⲛⲉ ⲃⲱⲗ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛⲛⲉϥⲃⲁⲗ A fool will upbraid churlishly, and a gift of the envious consumeth the eyes. 71_Sirach_18 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.sir.coptot:18)
  • ⲛⲁⲛⲟⲩ ⲧⲙⲛⲧⲣⲙⲙⲁⲟ ⲁⲛ ⲛⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲛϫⲓϥ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲉⲣⲉⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉⲓⲉⲣⲃⲟⲟⲛⲉ ⲛⲁⲣⲟⲩ ⲛϩⲉⲛⲭⲣⲏⲙⲁ Riches are not comely for a niggard: and what should an envious man do with money? 71_Sirach_14 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.sir.coptot:14)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C476 (ⲉⲓⲉⲣⲃⲟⲟⲛⲉ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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