Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) useless, worthless, obscene
(Fr) inutile, sans valeur, débauché
(De) nutzlos, wertlos, unanständig
Bibliography: CD 599b?; KoptHWb 334?; ChLCS 82b?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ⲡⲉⲓϩⲙϩⲁⲗ ⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ · I am the servant which is unprofitable. Martyrdom of Victor part 6 (urn:cts:copticLit:martyrdoms.victor.budge:49-66)
  • ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲡⲟⲗⲗⲁⲕⲓⲥ · ⲕⲛⲁϫⲟⲟⲥ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲱ ⲡⲉⲧⲥⲱⲧⲙ ϫⲉⲉⲥⲧⲱ ⲉⲕⲧⲟⲛⲧⲛ ⲙⲡⲉⲓⲡⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲉⲓⲱⲥⲏⲫ ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲧⲟⲛⲧⲛ ⲛⲧⲉⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲙⲡⲉⲓⲡⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛϩⲁⲕ ⲉⲧⲉⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ ⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ · ⲛⲧⲁⲥⲫⲑⲟⲛⲉⲓ ⲉⲡⲡⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲓⲱⲥⲏⲫ ⲉⲓϣⲁϫⲉ ⲉⲧⲉⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲛⲣⲙⲛⲕⲏⲙⲉ · But, perchance, thou who art listening to me wilt say, 'Thou mayest compare this holy man to Joseph, but thou must not compare the wife of this holy and wise man to that worthless woman who bore ill will towards the holy man Joseph, I mean the wife of the Egyptian.' Encomium on Demetrius Archbishop of Alexandria part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:psflavianus.encomium.budge:1-23)
  • ⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛϣⲓⲧⲉ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ ⲛϩⲉⲛϩⲟⲙⲛⲧ ⲡⲁⲣⲁⲧⲉⲩⲁⲥⲟⲩ ϣⲁⲛⲧⲉⲧⲛⲥⲉⲩϩ ⲧⲉⲧⲓⲙⲏ ⲙⲡⲙⲁⲥⲉ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲉⲥⲕⲏⲃ ϩⲁϩⲉⲛⲉⲗⲁⲭⲓⲥⲧⲟⲛ ⲛⲁϥ , ⲉϩⲉⲛⲕⲉⲉⲥⲛⲉ ϩⲓϩⲛⲁⲩ ⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ . And you extort them for copper beyond its value until you collect the price of the calf doubled for ones least of flesh, while they are bones on something useless. Not Because a Fox Barks: XH 204-216 (

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C6135 (ⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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