Scriptorium tag: V
 1. to be at a loss (for ability to act)
ref: 1812 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 236) ἀπορέω  to be without means or ressource. verb (LSJ 214b?; Preisigke 1:192?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲛⲉⲩϭⲱϣⲧ ϭⲉ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ϩⲛⲛⲉⲩⲉⲣⲏⲩ ⲛϭⲓⲙⲙⲁⲑⲏⲧⲏⲥ ⲉⲩⲁⲡⲟⲣⲓ ϫⲉⲉϥϫⲱ ⲙⲙⲟⲥ ⲉⲧⲃⲉⲛⲓⲙ . The disciples looked at one another, perplexed about whom he spoke. 43_John_13 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.john.sahidica:13)
  • ⲉⲣϣⲁⲛⲡⲣⲱⲙⲉ ϫⲱⲕ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛⲧⲁϥⲉⲓ ⲣⲱ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲉϥϣⲁⲛⲕⲟⲧϥ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲧⲟⲧⲉ ϥⲛⲁⲁⲡⲟⲣⲓ When a man hath done, then he beginneth; and when he leaveth off, then he shall be doubtful. 71_Sirach_18 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.sir.coptot:18)
  • ⲉⲩⲑⲗⲓⲃⲉ ⲙⲙⲟⲛ ϩⲛϩⲱⲃ ⲛⲓⲙ . ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲛⲧⲛϩⲉϫϩⲱϫ ⲁⲛ ⲉⲩⲁⲡⲟⲣⲓ ⲙⲙⲟⲛ . ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲛⲧⲛⲁⲡⲟⲣⲓ ⲁⲛ . We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair; 47_2 Corinthians_4 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.2cor.sahidica:4)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C8384 (ⲁⲡⲟⲣⲓ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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