Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) useful, fitting; virtuous
(Fr) utile, convenable; vertueux
(De) nützlich, geeignet; tugendhaft
Bibliography: CD 599a-b?; CED 257?; KoptHWb 334?; DELC 274a?; ChLCS 82b?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲡⲁⲓ ⲉⲧⲟ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲛⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ ⲙⲡⲓⲟⲩⲟⲉⲓϣ . ⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩ ⲇⲉ ⲉϥⲟ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲁⲓ ϣⲁⲩ . ⲁⲓⲧⲛⲛⲟⲟⲩϥ ϣⲁⲣⲟⲕ . who once was useless to you, but now is useful to you and to me. 57_Philemon_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.phlm.sahidica:1)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲡⲉⲕϣⲃⲏⲣ ϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲛⲁⲕ ϩⲛⲙⲁ ⲛⲓⲙ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲧⲉⲛⲉⲕⲥⲛⲏⲩ ϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲛⲁⲕ ϣⲁⲩ ϩⲛⲛⲉⲕⲁⲛⲁⲅⲕⲏ ⲉⲩϫⲡⲟ ⲅⲁⲣ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ ⲉⲡⲉⲓϩⲱⲃ Have thou a friend for every time, and let brethren be useful in distress; for on this account are they born. 20_Proverbs_17 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.prov.coptot:17)
  • ⲁϥⲉⲡⲓⲑⲩⲙⲉⲓ ⲁⲗⲗⲁ · ⲁϥϣⲱⲡⲉ ϣⲁⲩ · he shall feel desire, bu.t shall be able to resist it (?) ; The Asceticon of Apa Ephrem part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:psephrem.asceticon.budge:24-55)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C6134 (ϣⲁⲩ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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