Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) be, make useless, vain
(Fr) être inutile, n'être bon à rien, vain
(De) unnütz sein, nichts zu gebrauchen sein, eitel
Bibliography: CD 600a?; ChLCS 82b?
cf. ⲉⲓⲣⲉ machen, tun
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁⲩϩⲉ ⲉⲣⲟⲟⲩ ⲥⲁⲩⲣⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ and they found that it was quite worthless. Encomium on Victor part 3 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:56-103)
  • ⲁⲩⲣⲓⲕⲉ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ⲁⲩⲣⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ ϩⲓⲟⲩⲥⲟⲡ ⲙⲛⲡⲉⲧⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲟⲥ ⲙⲛⲟⲩⲟⲛ ϣⲁⲉϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲉⲟⲩⲁ They have all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that does good, there is not even one. 19_Psalms_52 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.pss.coptot:52)
  • ⲁⲩⲣⲓⲕⲉ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ⲁⲩⲣⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ ϩⲓⲟⲩⲥⲟⲡ ⲙⲙⲛⲡⲉⲧⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲟⲥ ⲙⲛⲟⲩⲟⲛ ϣⲁϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲉⲟⲩⲁ ⲟⲩⲧⲁⲫⲟⲥ ⲉϥⲟⲩⲏⲛ ⲧⲉ ⲧⲉⲩϣⲟⲩⲱⲃⲉ ⲁⲩⲣⲕⲣⲟϥ ϩⲛⲛⲉⲩⲗⲁⲥ ⲟⲩⲙⲁⲧⲟⲩ ⲛϩⲟϥ ⲧⲉⲧⲛϩⲁ ⲛⲉⲩⲥⲡⲟⲧⲟⲩ ⲉⲣⲉⲧⲉⲩⲧⲁⲡⲣⲟ ⲙⲉϩ ⲛⲥⲁϩⲟⲩ ϩⲓⲥⲓϣⲉ ⲛⲉⲩⲟⲩⲉⲣⲏⲧⲉ ϭⲉⲡⲏ ⲉⲡⲉⲛⲥⲛⲟϥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲟⲩⲟⲩⲱϣϥ ⲙⲛⲟⲩⲧⲁⲗⲁⲓⲡⲱⲣⲓⲁ ⲛⲉⲧϩⲓ ⲛⲉⲩϩⲓⲟⲟⲩⲉ ⲧⲉϩⲓⲏ ⲛⲧⲉⲓⲣⲏⲛⲏ ⲙⲡⲟⲩⲥⲟⲩⲱⲛⲥ ⲛⲧϩⲟⲧⲉ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲙⲡⲉⲙⲧⲟ ⲛⲛⲉⲩⲃⲁⲗ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲁⲛ They are all gone out of the way, they are together become good for nothing, there is none that does good, no not one. Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness; their feet are swift to shed blood: destruction and misery are in their ways; and the way of peace they have not known: there is no fear of God before their eyes. 19_Psalms_13 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.pss.coptot:13)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C6137 (ⲣⲁⲧϣⲁⲩ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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