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)
  • ⲛⲏⲫⲉ ⲙⲙⲟⲕ ⲱ ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ϫⲉⲧⲉⲩⲛⲟⲩ ⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ ⲛⲏⲩ ⲉϫⲱⲕ ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲟⲩⲡⲁϣ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲕⲛⲁⲣϩⲧⲏⲕ ⲛⲅϫⲟⲟⲥ ϫⲉⲱ ⲟⲩⲟⲓ ⲛⲁⲓ ϫⲉⲁⲛⲁϩⲟⲟⲩ ⲱϫⲛ ⲙⲡⲓⲉⲓⲙⲉ · Be wise (?), O wretched man, for that hour shall come upon thee like a snare, and thou wilt repent, and wilt say, 'O woe is me ! for my days have come to an end without my knowing 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. 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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