Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. (En) compulsory service, forced labour
(Fr) travail forcée, corvée
(De) Dienst, Zwangsarbeit
ref: ἀγγαρεία Bibliography: CD 6a?; KoptHWb 4?; DELC 9?; ChLCS 3b?
 2. (En) a turn, course (of service)
(Fr) roulement, service par roulement
(De) Turnus, Schicht
Bibliography: CD 6ab?; KoptHWb 485?
 3. (En) a certain number, quantity
(Fr) un certain nombre, quantité
(De) eine bestimme Anzahl, Kontingent
Bibliography: CD 6b?; KoptHWb 485?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲧⲟϭⲕ ⲉⲩⲛⲟϭ ⲉⲣⲟⲕ · ⲉⲣⲉⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲛϩⲏⲧϥ ⲙⲡⲣⲕⲁⲁϥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ · ϩⲛⲧⲉⲕⲁⲗⲱⲧ ⲛⲅⲃⲱⲕ ϣⲁⲕⲉⲟⲩⲁ · join one which is greater than thee, and God is in him, do not leave him in thy discontent and depart to another. Letter of pseudo-Ephrem MERC.AT 126-134 (urn:cts:copticLit:psephrem.letter.budge:1-9)
  • ⲡⲉϫⲉⲡⲣⲣⲟ ⲛⲁϥ ϫⲉⲁϩⲣⲱⲧⲛ ⲛⲙⲙⲁⲓ ⲛⲉϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲛⲥⲁⲣⲟⲩⲉⲓⲁⲥ ⲁⲗⲱⲧ ϩⲁⲣⲟϥ ⲉⲧⲣⲉϥⲥⲁϩⲟⲩ ϩⲓⲛⲁⲓ ϫⲉⲡϫⲟⲉⲓⲥ ⲡⲉ ⲛⲧⲁϥϫⲟⲟⲥ ⲛⲁϥ ⲉⲧⲣⲉϥⲥⲁϩⲟⲩ ⲛⲇⲁⲩⲉⲓⲇⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲓⲙ ⲡⲉⲧⲛⲁϣϫⲟⲟⲥ ⲛⲁϥ ϫⲉⲉⲧⲃⲉⲟⲩ ⲁⲕⲉⲓⲣⲉ ⲛⲁⲓ And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Saruia? even let him alone, and so let him curse, for the Lord has told him to curse David: and who shall say, Why hast thou done thus? 10_II Samuel_16 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.1sam.coptot:16)
  • ⲁⲗⲱⲧ ϩⲁⲣⲟⲟⲩ ϩⲉⲛϫⲁⲩⲙⲟⲉⲓⲧ ⲛⲃⲗⲗⲉ ⲛⲉ . ⲟⲩⲃⲗⲗⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲉϥϣⲁⲛϫⲓⲙⲟⲉⲓⲧ ϩⲏⲧϥ ⲛⲟⲩⲃⲗⲗⲉ ⲥⲉⲛⲁϩⲉ ⲉⲩϩⲓⲉⲓⲧ ⲙⲡⲉⲥⲛⲁⲩ . Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit.' 40_Matthew_15 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.matt.sahidica:15)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C68 (ⲁⲗⲱⲧ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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