Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) misery
(Fr) indigence, pauvreté, misère
(De) Elend, Unglück
ref: δείλαιος Bibliography: CD 53a?; CDC 10a?; ChLCS 10b?
cf. ⲙⲛⲧ pref. to nn. or adj. forming abstracts
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  • ⲁⲩⲕⲁⲁϥ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ ⁛— and he is left in a state of misery. Encomium on Victor part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:32-55)
  • ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ϯⲡⲁⲣⲁⲕⲁⲗⲉⲓ ⲙⲙⲟⲕ ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲙⲉⲕϭⲱ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲙⲟⲩⲛ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ · ⲉⲕϣⲗⲏⲗ ϩⲁⲧⲁⲙⲛⲧⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ · ⲧⲁⲣⲉⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϫⲟⲕⲧ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲕⲁⲗⲱⲥ ϩⲛⲧϩⲩⲡⲟⲙⲟⲛⲏ ϣⲁⲛⲧⲉⲓϩⲱⲙ ⲉϫⲛⲧϭⲟⲙ ⲧⲏⲣⲥ ⲙⲡϫⲁϫⲉ · ⲗⲟⲓⲡⲟⲛ ⲟⲩⲉϩⲥⲁϩⲛⲉ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲉⲧⲣⲁⲃⲱⲕ · but I entreat thee to I pray for my wretched state, and perhaps thou wilt continue to do so, that God may make me perfect in patient. endurance until I trample upon all the powder of the Enemy; besides the command (hath come) to me to go.' The Life of John the Kalybites part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.john_kalybites.budge:46-90)
  • ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉⲟⲩⲙⲕⲁϩ ⲛϩⲏⲧ ⲡⲉ ⲛⲁⲩ ⲉⲣⲟϥ ϩⲛⲧⲉⲓⲙⲛⲧⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ · And to see this man in such a state of wretchedness made one's heart to ache, for he lived in great tribulation, Encomium on Victor part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:1-31)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C631 (ⲙⲛⲧⲉⲃⲓⲏⲛ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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