Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) lack strength, to be unable, impossible
(Fr) être incapable, impuissant
(De) unfähig, kraftlos, machtlos, unmöglich sein
Bibliography: CD 816a?; ChLCS 108a?
cf. ⲁⲧ without cf. ⲉⲓⲣⲉ act; become, befall; do
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲉⲛϣⲁⲛⲣⲁⲧϭⲟⲙ ϣⲁⲩϯⲧⲟⲟⲧⲛ · ϩⲓⲧⲛⲛⲉⲛⲥⲛⲏⲩ · When we are weak our brethren reach out their hands to help us, Life of Onnophrius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:1-9)
  • ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲁⲩⲣⲁⲧϭⲟⲙ ⲛⲛⲁϩⲣⲙⲡⲡⲁⲑⲟⲥ ⲙⲡϣⲱⲛⲉ · ⲕⲁⲧⲁⲧϩⲉ ⲛⲧⲁⲩⲥϩⲁⲓ ⲉⲧⲃⲏⲏⲧⲟⲩ · ϫⲉⲁⲧⲉⲩⲥⲟⲫⲓⲁ ⲱϫⲛ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲟⲩ · but they were powerless before the pain of the disease, according to what hath been written concerning physicians, 'Their wisdom remaineth in them.' Encomium on Victor part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:pscelestinus.encomium.budge:1-31)
  • ⲧⲉⲯⲩⲭⲏ ϭⲉ ⲁⲩⲙⲟⲣⲥ ⲟⲩⲙⲟⲛⲟⲛ ϩⲛϩⲉⲛⲙⲣⲣⲉ ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲁⲩⲙⲟⲣⲥ ϩⲛⲛⲉⲥⲛⲟⲃⲉ ⲙⲙⲓⲛ ⲙⲙⲟⲥ ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲛϩⲉⲛⲛⲟⲩϩ · ⲉⲧⲃⲉⲡⲁⲓ ϭⲉ ⲁⲥⲣⲁⲧϭⲟⲙ · ⲁⲥⲕⲁⲡⲉⲥⲥⲱⲙⲁ ⲛⲥⲱⲥ ⲉⲁϥⲧⲁⲕⲟ ϩⲙⲡⲕⲁϩ · Moreover, the soul is bound (in Amente) not only with fetters, but it is bound with its own sins as with cords, and for this reason it hath become powerless, and it forsaketh its body, leaving it to perish in the earth. On the Soul and Body (urn:cts:copticLit:psathanasius.soul_body.budge:1-91)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C7710 (ⲣⲁⲧϭⲟⲙ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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