Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. (En) miserable, wretched
(Fr) pauvre, malheureux, misérable, indigent
(De) arm, elend, unglücklich
ref: δειλαιστός, ἐλεεινός Bibliography: CD 53a?; CED 32?; KoptHWb 32, 497?; DELC 38?; ChLCS 10b?
cf. ϫⲱⲃ schwach, elend (B)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⲙⲡⲉⲡⲟⲩⲱⲙ ⲙⲛⲡⲥⲱ ⲉϣⲛⲁϩⲙⲉⲕ ⲙⲡϩⲟⲟⲩ · ⲉⲧⲃⲉⲟⲩ ⲙⲡⲉⲛⲉⲭⲣⲏⲙⲁ ⲛⲧⲙⲛⲧⲣⲙⲙⲁⲟ ⲧⲟⲩϫⲟⲕ ⁛— ⲛⲥⲉⲣⲟⲩⲕⲟⲩⲓ ⲛⲑⲉⲣⲁⲡⲓⲁ ⲛⲁⲕ · O miserable man, eating and drinking shall not deliver thee this day. Why will not the possessions of riches deliver thee, I and work healing to a small degree on thee? Encomium on Victor part 3 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:56-103)
  • ⲙⲡⲉⲕⲥⲱⲧⲙ ⲛⲧⲟⲕ ⲉⲡⲉⲧⲥⲏϩ · ϫⲉⲡϫⲟⲉⲓⲥ ⲛⲁⲕⲱ ⲛⲥⲱϥ ⲁⲛ · ⲙⲡⲉϥⲗⲁⲟⲥ · ⲁⲩⲱ ϫⲉⲧϩⲩⲡⲟⲙⲟⲛⲏ · ⲙⲡⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⲛⲁϩⲉ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲁⲛ ϣⲁⲡⲧⲏⲣϥ · Hast thou never heard that which is written, The Lord will not forsake His people, and the patient endurance of the miserable man shall not fail utterly? Life of Onnophrius part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:9-16)
  • ⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⲡⲛⲁⲩ ⲡⲉ ⲡⲁⲓ ⲛⲅⲣⲑⲏⲣⲓⲟⲛ · ⲏ ⲛⲅⲣⲧϩⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲕⲱϩⲧ ϣⲁⲛⲧⲉⲕⲣⲱⲕϩ · ⲛⲧⲉϥⲕⲁⲕⲓⲁ ⲧⲏⲣⲥ · ⲛⲅⲡⲉϩⲡⲉⲕϩⲏⲧ · ⲛⲅⲕⲁⲃⲟⲗ ⲙⲡⲉⲥϯⲃⲱⲱⲛ ⲛⲧⲁⲛⲟⲙⲓⲁ · ⲙⲏⲡⲟⲧⲉ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲙⲁⲧⲟⲩ ϫⲟⲧⲕ ⲛⲅⲙⲟⲩ O miserable one, at this moment thou either becomest a wild beast, or thou becomest like a blazing fire, and dost bum until thou art consumed by all his wickedness; empty out thy heart, and vomit forth the wicked evil-eye which is therein, lest the poison fly throughout thy body and thou die. Instructions of Apa Pachomius in MERC.AR in Budge ed. - part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:pachomius.instructions.budge:1-34)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C630 (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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