Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) vain, empty
(Fr) faux, vain, vide
(De) falsch, eitel, nichtig, leer
xr. ϣⲟⲩⲉⲓⲧ nichtig ref: μάταιος, ματαιο- Bibliography: CD 57b?, 63a; KoptHWB 38; DELC 45?; ChLCS 11b?
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  • ϩⲁϩ ⲅⲁⲣ ⲛⲉⲧⲉⲛⲥⲉϩⲩⲡⲟⲧⲁⲥⲥⲉ ⲁⲛ . ⲛⲣⲉϥϫⲉϣⲁϫⲉ ⲉⲡⲣⲁ . ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲣⲉϥⲧⲁⲕⲉ ϩⲏⲧ ⲛϩⲟⲩⲟ ⲇⲉ ⲛⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲙⲡⲥⲃⲃⲉ . For there are also many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision, 56_Titus_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.titus.sahidica:1)
  • ϫⲉϥⲥϩⲟⲩⲟⲣⲧ ⲛϭⲓⲡⲉⲧⲛⲁϫⲟⲟⲥ ϫⲉϩⲉⲛⲉⲡⲣⲁ ⲛⲉ ⲛⲉⲓϣⲁϫⲉ ⲏ ⲛⲥⲁϩⲟⲩ · ⲏ ⲛⲥⲙⲟⲩ · ⲉⲧⲉⲣⲉⲡⲁⲓϫⲱ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ ... Acephelous 22: ZC 301-308 (urn:cts:copticLit:shenoute.a22.monbzc:1001-1006)
  • ⲛⲛⲉⲩⲡⲣϣϣⲛⲉ ⲅⲁⲣ ⲁⲛ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲉⲛϩⲁⲗⲁⲧⲉ ⲉⲡⲣⲁ for nets are not without cause spread for birds. 20_Proverbs_1 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.prov.coptot:1)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C693 (ⲉⲡⲣⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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