Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) vanity, emptiness
(Fr) vanité, futilité
(De) Nichtigkeit, Leere
ref: μάταιος, ματαιότης Bibliography: CD 57b?, 63a; ChLCS 11b?
cf. ⲙⲛⲧ Nominalpräfix syn. ⲡⲉⲧϣⲟⲩⲉⲓⲧ Nichtigkeit
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲡⲗⲏⲛ ⲛϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲛⲛⲣⲱⲙⲉ ϣⲟⲩⲉⲓⲧ ϩⲉⲛⲛⲟⲩϫ ⲛⲉ ⲛϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲛⲛⲣⲱⲙⲉ ϩⲛⲛⲛⲁϩⲃⲉϥ ⲛϫⲓⲛϭⲟⲛⲥ ⲛⲧⲟⲟⲩ ϩⲓⲛⲉⲩⲉⲣⲏⲩ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲛⲧⲙⲛⲧⲉⲡⲣⲁ But the sons of men are vain; the sons of men are false, so as to be deceitful in the balances; they are all alike formed out of vanity. 19_Psalms_61 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.pss.coptot:61)
  • ⲡⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ϩⲛⲛⲉϥϭⲓϫ ⲡⲉ ⲉϥⲧⲃⲃⲏⲩ ϩⲙⲡⲉϥϩⲏⲧ ⲉⲙⲡϥϫⲓ ⲛⲧⲉϥⲯⲩⲭⲏ ⲉϫⲛⲟⲩⲙⲛⲧⲉⲡⲣⲁ ⲉⲙⲡϥⲱⲣⲕ ⲙⲡⲉⲧϩⲓⲧⲟⲩⲱϥ ϩⲛⲟⲩⲕⲣⲟϥ He that is innocent in his hands and pure in his heart; who has not lifted up his soul to vanity, nor sworn deceitfully to his neighbour. 19_Psalms_23 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.pss.coptot:23)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C695 (ⲙⲛⲧⲉⲡⲣⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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