FormDial.Form IDPOS Attestation
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)
  • ⲃⲱⲕ ϭⲉ ⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩ ⲧⲁⲁⲩ ⲛⲁϥ · ⲁⲣⲏⲩ ⲧⲛⲛⲁⲉϣϭⲙϭⲟⲙ ⲉⲧⲟⲩϫⲉⲧⲉϥⲯⲩⲭⲏ ⲛⲧⲟⲟⲧϥ ⲙⲡⲇⲓⲁⲃⲟⲗⲟⲥ · ϫⲉⲟⲩⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ϩⲱⲱϥ ⲡⲉ ⁛— Get thee gone therefore, at once, and give the cheeses back to him, and peradventure we may be able to deliver his soul from the hand of the Devil ; indeed he is a miserable man. Life of Pisentius part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:32-58)
  • ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ϩⲱ ⲡⲉⲓⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⲁⲩⲡⲉⲣⲕⲧⲁⲛⲟⲩⲛⲉ ⲥⲁⲥⲁ ⲛⲓⲙ · But as for me, miserable man that I am, my root is cut off on all sides, History of Eustathius and Theopiste part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.eustathius.budge:1-30)
  • 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)

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Note on Greek forms: Forms given are unnormalized, attested, and checked orthographies in the DDGLC corpus. The material from DDGLC is a work-in-progress, not a finished publication. This release is strictly preliminary.

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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