FormDial.Form IDPOS Attestation
ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛSCF2382Subst. f.
ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛACF2384Subst. f.
ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛBCF2383Subst. f.
ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛFCF2385Subst. f.
Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. (En) a poor, wretched person
(Fr) personne pauvre, malheureuse, misérable, indigente
(De) arme, elende Person
xr. ϫⲱⲃ Elender (B) xr. ϫⲱⲃ Armer ref: πένης, πτωχός, ταλαίπωρος, τάλας, δείλαιος, ἐλεεινός Bibliography: CD 53a?; CED 32?; ChLCS 10b?
cf. ⲃⲱⲱⲛ schlecht, böse
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲉⲥⲉⲓ ⲇⲉ ⲉⲥⲛⲁⲙⲓⲥⲉ ⲛϭⲓⲧⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ But when the wretched woman came to give birth, Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 101: Macarius 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.101.monbeg)
  • ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲉⲩϣⲁⲛϫⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲥⲁϩⲧⲉ ⲛⲁⲕ · ⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲉⲩⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⲉϥϩⲓⲡⲧⲟⲟⲩ ⲛⲙⲙⲁⲕ ⲧⲁⲣⲉⲕ ϣⲟⲩϣⲟⲩ ϩⲱⲱⲕ · ⲙⲙⲟⲕ ϫⲉⲙⲡⲓⲟⲩⲱⲙ ⲙⲡⲁⲟⲉⲓⲕ ⲙⲁⲩⲁⲁⲧ · But when thou art invited to warm thyself call some poor and miserable man who is with thee in the desert, [send him in thy stead], and thou shalt cause thyself to be praised, saying, 'I could not eat my bread by myself.' Letter of pseudo-Ephrem MERC.AT 126-134 (urn:cts:copticLit:psephrem.letter.budge:1-9)
  • ⲙⲛⲛⲥⲁⲟⲩⲁⲡⲣⲏⲧⲉ ϣⲁⲣⲉⲡϣⲱⲛⲉ ϩⲣⲟϣ ⲉϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲉϫⲱⲕ · ⲛⲧⲉⲟⲩⲛⲟϭ ⲛϩⲙⲟⲙ ⲁⲙⲁϩⲧⲉ ⲉϫⲛⲧⲉⲕⲥⲁⲣⲝ ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⲙⲛⲟⲩⲛⲟϭ ⲛⲧⲕⲁⲥ ⲙⲛⲟⲩϩⲓⲥⲉ · ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲉⲕϩⲉⲝⲓⲥ ϣⲧⲟⲣⲧⲣ · ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲉⲕⲗⲁⲥ ⲣⲕⲟⲩⲓ ϩⲛⲧⲉⲕϣⲟⲩⲱⲃⲉ · ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲉⲕϣⲁϫⲉ ⲥⲃⲟⲕ ϩⲛⲧⲉⲕⲧⲁⲡⲣⲟ :— After a very short interval the sickness shall become more severe on thee, and a violent fever shall lay hold upon the wretched flesh of thy body, and such excruciating pains and sufferings shall seize thee that thy normal condition of mind and body shall be disturbed. And thy tongue shall shrink to nothing in thy throat, and thy words shall dwindle in thy mouth, Encomium on Victor part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:32-55)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C628 (ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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