Scriptorium tag: N
Known entity types:  
 1. of the world or the universe, secular (substantive)
ref: 5332 Bibliography: DDGLC
 2. of the world or the universe, secular (attributive)
ref: 1650 Bibliography: DDGLC
 3. worldly one (substantive; pejorative)
ref: 5333 Bibliography: DDGLC
 4. worldly, of or belonging to the world (attributive; pejorative)
ref: 2932 Bibliography: DDGLC
 5. worldly one/layman (substantive; neutral: worldly person as opposed to a monk)
ref: 11154 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 1191) κοσμικός  worldly, secular. adjective (LSJ 984b?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲉⲕϣⲁⲛⲟⲩⲱϣ ⲉⲥⲱ ϩⲙⲡⲕⲉⲗⲱⲗ ⲙⲡⲣⲕⲁⲧⲉⲕϣⲟⲩⲱⲃⲉ ⲉⲱϣ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲛⲛⲕⲟⲥⲙⲓⲕⲟⲛ · When thou wishest to drink from the water-bottle do not let thy throat make a gurgling noise like a layman. Letter of pseudo-Ephrem MERC.AT 126-134 (urn:cts:copticLit:psephrem.letter.budge:1-9)
  • ⲛⲉⲕϣⲁϫⲉ ⲙⲛⲛⲕⲟⲥⲙⲓⲕⲟⲛ ϩⲛϩⲉⲛⲱⲇⲏ ⲙⲛϩⲉⲛⲡⲁⲣⲁⲃⲟⲗⲏ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉⲕϣⲁϫⲉ ⲙⲛⲙⲙⲱⲛⲁⲭⲟⲥ ϩⲛϩⲉⲛⲃⲱⲗ ⲙⲡⲛⲉⲩⲙⲁⲧⲓⲕⲟⲛ · Thy discourse which appertained to the things of this world had therein songs and parables ; thy discourse which appertained to the monkish estate (was full of) spiritual explanations. Life of Pisentius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.pisentius.budge:1-31)
  • ⲛⲉⲟⲩⲛⲧⲉ ⲧϣⲟⲣⲡ ⲙⲉⲛ ϩⲉⲛⲇⲓⲕⲁⲓⲱⲙⲁ ⲛϣⲙϣⲉ . ⲕⲟⲥⲙⲓⲕⲟⲛ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ . Now indeed even the first covenant had ordinances of divine service, and an earthly sanctuary. 58_Hebrews_9 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.heb.sahidica:9)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C9513 (ⲕⲟⲥⲙⲓⲕⲟⲛ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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