Scriptorium tag: N
 1. competitor, athlete (general, or specific sense unclear)
ref: 3523 Bibliography: DDGLC
 2. competitor, athlete (as an agonistic metaphor for a martyr)
ref: 4538 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 31) ἀγωνιστής  combatant. noun (LSJ 19b?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲛⲉϩⲉⲛⲙⲁⲓⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲅⲁⲣ ⲛⲉ ⲛⲉⲥⲛⲏⲩ · ⲉⲧⲙⲙⲁⲩ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉϩⲉⲛⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲥⲧⲏⲥ ⲛⲉ · ⲛⲣⲉϥϣⲙϣⲉ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϩⲙⲡⲉⲩϩⲏⲧ ⲧⲏⲣϥ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲡⲉⲩⲙⲁ ⲛϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲡⲉ ϣⲓⲏⲧ · Now those brethren were lovers of God, and they contended strenuously in the ascetic life, and they were worshippers of God with their whole hearts; and their place of abode was Shiet (Scete). Life of Onnophrius part 4 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:25-33)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C8084 (ⲁⲅⲱⲛⲓⲥⲧⲏⲥ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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