Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) be useful, prosperous, virtuous
(Fr) être utile, prospère, vertueux
(De) nützen, sich wohl befinden, ziemen
Bibliography: CD 599b-600a?; CED 257?; KoptHWb 334?; ChLCS 82b?
cf. ⲉⲓⲣⲉ machen, tun
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  • ⲛⲁϣ ⲛϩⲉ ⲉϥⲛⲁⲣϣⲁⲩ · How will he be useful? I See Your Eagerness: GL 29-30 (urn:cts:copticLit:shenoute.eagerness.monbgl_29_30)
  • ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲟⲛ ⲉϣⲁⲧⲉⲧⲛϣⲱⲱⲧ ⲙⲡⲉⲧⲛⲙⲁⲥⲉ ⲉϥⲛⲁⲙⲟⲩ , ⲏ ⲉϥϣⲁⲛⲣⲥⲧ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛϥⲧⲙⲣϣⲁⲩ ⲙⲡⲉⲧⲛϩⲱⲃ , As still you slaughter your calf when it is about to die, or if it exhausts [its] measure, being unuseful for your work, Not Because a Fox Barks: XH 204-216 (
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲣϥϫⲓⲟⲩⲛ ⲛⲧⲕⲱⲙⲏ ⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ ⲛϭⲓⲡⲉⲥⲧⲣⲁϯⲗⲁⲧⲏⲥ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛϥϣⲟⲗⲥ ⲁϥⲡⲏⲥⲥⲉ ⲙⲡⲉϥⲫⲱⲥⲁⲧⲟⲛ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲥ · ⲛϣⲟⲙⲛⲧ ⲛϩⲟⲟⲩ ⲉϥⲁⲛⲁⲡⲁⲩⲉ ⲙⲙⲟϥ ⲙⲛⲡⲉϥⲥⲧⲣⲁⲧⲉⲩⲙⲁ ϩⲱⲥ ⲉⲣⲉⲡⲙⲁ ⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ ⲣϣⲁⲩ ⲉⲩⲁⲛⲁⲡⲁⲩⲥⲓⲥ · And when the general had taken that town, and had spoiled it, he pitched his camp there for a period of three days, and rested there with his army, because that place was very suitable for encamping in. History of Eustathius and Theopiste part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.eustathius.budge:31-56)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C6136 (ⲣϣⲁⲩ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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