Scriptorium tag: V
 1. to struggle, strive, try (object: none)
ref: 1211 Bibliography: DDGLC
 2. to struggle, strive with oneself (object: reflexive)
ref: 5540 Bibliography: DDGLC
 3. to struggle, strive, try on behalf of s.o.
ref: 5542 Bibliography: DDGLC
 4. to struggle, strive, try for
ref: 5544 Bibliography: DDGLC
 5. to struggle, strive, try to do
ref: 5541 Bibliography: DDGLC
 6. to compete (context: athletics)
ref: 1831 Bibliography: DDGLC
 7. to fight (object: none)
ref: 4368 Bibliography: DDGLC
 8. to fight for, on behalf of, s.o.
ref: 4084 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 2835) ἀγωνίζομαι  to struggle, strive, try; to fight. verb (LSJ 19a?; Preisigke 1:17?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲛⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲍⲉ · Let us struggle. Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 125: Joseph (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.125.monbeg)
  • ⲛⲧⲉⲓϩⲉ ⲟⲛ ⲉⲣϣⲁⲛⲡⲣⲱⲙⲉ · ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲛⲁϫⲡⲟϥ ⲉϥⲟ ⲛⲥⲓⲟⲩⲣ · ⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲍⲉ ⲥⲉⲛⲁⲟⲡⲥ ⲉⲣⲟϥ ⲁⲛ ⲉⲩⲙⲛⲧϫⲱⲱⲣⲉ · ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲙⲡⲉⲧⲛⲁⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲍⲉ ⲉⲣⲉⲛⲉϥⲙⲉⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲙⲟϥ ⁛— Even so is it in the case of a man if he has been horn an eunuch; he striveth, hut languidly, and without the strength which is shewn by the man who striveth, being in possession of all his members. Encomium on Demetrius Archbishop of Alexandria part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:psflavianus.encomium.budge:1-23)
  • ⲁⲛⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ ⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲍⲉ ϩⲙⲡⲉⲓⲙⲁ · ⲁⲩⲧⲉⲗⲏⲗ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ ϩⲙⲡⲙⲁ ⲛⲛϣⲁⲉⲛⲉϩ · They contended mightily in this world, and they (now) rejoice and are glad in the everlasting east, The Asceticon of Apa Ephrem part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:psephrem.asceticon.budge:1-23)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C8083 (ⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲍⲉ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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