Scriptorium tag: N
 1. (En) ambush, snare, pit
(Fr) embûche, piège, trappe, fosse
(De) Hinterhalt, Falle, Schlinge, Grube
Bibliography: CD 830b?; KoptHWb 467?; DELC 347b?; ChLCS 109b?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲧⲁⲁϥ ⲙⲁⲩⲁⲁϥ ⲉϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲉⲩϭⲟⲣϭⲥ ⲛⲧⲉⲡⲇⲓⲁⲃⲟⲗⲟⲥ · ... gave him alone down to a snare of the devil. I See Your Eagerness: GL 29-30 (urn:cts:copticLit:shenoute.eagerness.monbgl_29_30)
  • ⲛⲧⲟϥ ⲇⲉ ⲁϥⲥⲙⲟⲩ ⲉⲣⲟⲓ ⲉϥϫⲱ ⲙⲙⲟⲥ ϫⲉⲉⲣⲉⲡϫⲟⲉⲓⲥ ⲥⲙⲟⲩ ⲉⲣⲟⲕ · ⲛϥⲛⲁϩⲙⲉⲕ ϭⲟⲣϭⲥ ⲙⲡⲇⲓⲁⲃⲟⲗⲟⲥ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛϥⲕⲁⲁⲕ ϩⲛⲛⲉϥϩⲓⲟⲟⲩⲉ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ⲉⲧⲛⲁⲛⲱⲟⲩ ⲛⲟⲩⲟⲉⲓϣ ⲛⲓⲙ · ⲉⲕⲡⲏⲧ ⲉⲣⲁⲧⲟⲩ ⲛⲛⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ · And he blessed me, saying,' The Lord bless thee! May He deliver thee from the snares of the Devil, and may He set thee on all His good paths at all times, and mayest thou escape to the saints.” Life of Onnophrius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:1-9)
  • ⲛϥⲧⲟⲩϫⲟⲟⲩ ϭⲟⲣϭⲥ ⲙⲡⲇⲓⲁⲃⲟⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲛⲛⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲙⲡⲟⲛⲏⲣⲟⲥ · May He deliver them from the wiles of the Devil and of evil-doing men, Life of Onnophrius part 4 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:25-33)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C7896 (ϭⲟⲣϭⲥ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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