Scriptorium tag: N
 1. a (Roman) pound (327.45g) (also a capacity measure)
ref: 238 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 1300) λίτρα  a weight / measure (a pound). noun (LSJ 1054b?; Preisigke 2:25?)
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲁϥⲉⲓ ⲇⲉ ϩⲱⲱϥ ⲟⲛ ⲛϭⲓⲛⲓⲕⲟⲇⲏ ⲙⲙⲟⲥ ⲡⲉⲛⲧⲁϥⲉⲓ ϣⲁⲓⲏⲥⲟⲩⲥ ⲛϣⲟⲣⲡ ⲛⲧⲉⲩϣⲏ ⲁϥⲉⲓⲛⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲙⲓⲅⲙⲁ ⲛϣⲁⲗ ϩⲓⲁⲗⲗⲱⲓ ⲉⲩⲛⲁⲣ ϣⲉ ⲗⲓⲧⲣⲁ . Nicodemus, who at first came to Jesus by night, also came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds. 43_John_19 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.john.sahidica:19)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ ϭⲉ ⲁⲥϫⲓ ⲛⲟⲩⲗⲓⲧⲣⲁ ⲛⲥⲟϭⲛ ⲛⲛⲁⲣⲇⲟⲥ ⲙⲡⲓⲥⲧⲓⲕⲏ ⲉⲛⲁϣⲉ ⲥⲟⲩⲛⲧⲥ ⲁⲥⲧⲱϩⲥ ⲛⲟⲩⲉⲣⲏⲧⲉ ⲛⲓⲏⲥⲟⲩⲥ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲁⲥϥⲱⲧⲉ ⲛⲛⲉϥⲟⲩⲉⲣⲏ ⲧⲉ ϩⲙⲡϥⲱ ⲛⲧⲉⲥⲁⲡⲉ . ⲁⲡⲏⲓ ⲇⲉ ⲙⲟⲩϩ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ϩⲙⲡⲉⲥⲧⲟⲓ ⲙⲡⲥⲟϭⲛ . Mary, therefore, took a pound of ointment of pure nard, very precious, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment. 43_John_12 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.john.sahidica:12)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C9640 (ⲗⲓⲧⲣⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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