Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) be narrow
(Fr) être étroit
(De) eng, knapp, schmal, beschränkt sein
Bibliography: CD 835a?; CED 338?; KoptHWb 470?; DELC 348b?-349a; ChLCS 110a?
 2. (En) make narrow, narrow
(Fr) resserrer
(De) verengen, beengen, beschränken
Bibliography: CD 835a?; KoptHWb 470?; DELC 348b?-349a; ChLCS 110a?
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ϫⲉⲛⲟⲩⲙⲁ ⲛϫⲁⲓⲉ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉⲧⲧⲁⲕⲏⲟⲩ ⲙⲛⲛⲉⲛⲧⲁⲩϩⲉ ⲥⲉⲛⲁϭⲱⲟⲩ ⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛⲛⲉⲧⲟⲩⲏϩ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲟⲩ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉⲧⲟⲩⲱⲙⲕ ⲙⲙⲟⲛⲁⲟⲩⲉ ⲙⲙⲙⲟⲥⲉⲛⲁϫⲟⲟⲥ For thy desert and marred and ruined places shall now be too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and they that devoured thee shall be removed far from thee. 23_Isaiah_49 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.isa.coptot:49)
  • ϭⲏⲩ ⲛϭⲓⲧⲡⲩⲗⲏ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲥϩⲉϫϩⲱϫ · ⲛⲇⲓⲕⲁⲓⲟⲥ ⲛⲉⲧⲛⲏⲩ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲥ · narrow is the gate and difficult, and it is (only) the righteous who enter in through it. On Penitence and Abstinence, part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:johnconst.penitence.budge:120-241)
  • ⲃⲱⲕ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ϩⲓⲧⲛⲧⲡⲩⲗⲏ ⲉⲧϭⲏⲩ . ϫⲉⲥⲟⲩⲟϣⲥ ⲛϭⲓⲧⲡⲩⲗⲏ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲥⲟⲩⲉⲥⲧⲱⲛ ⲛϭⲓⲧⲉϩⲓⲏ ⲉⲧϫⲓⲙⲟⲉⲓⲧ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲉⲡⲧⲁⲕⲟ . ⲁⲩⲱ ϩⲁϩ ⲛⲉⲧⲛⲁⲃⲱⲕ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ϩⲓⲧⲟⲟⲧⲥ . 'Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it. 40_Matthew_7 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.matt.sahidica:7)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C7956 (ϭⲱⲟⲩ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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