Scriptorium tag: N
 1. pondering, recitation
ref: 5250 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 1375) μελετάω  to take thought, care for, attend to, study. verb (LSJ 1096b?; Preisigke 2:64?)
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  • ϥⲛⲁϫⲟⲟⲩⲥⲉ ⲉϥⲙⲓϣⲉ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲉϥⲛⲟϭⲛⲉϭ ⲛⲧⲟⲕ ⲁⲛ ⲡⲉ ⲉⲛⲉⲕⲙⲉⲗⲉⲧⲁ ⲙⲡϣⲁϫⲉ ⲉⲧⲛⲁϣⲧ ⲁϥⲙⲟⲟⲩⲧⲟⲩ ϩⲙⲡⲉⲡⲛⲉⲩⲙⲁ ⲙⲡⲉϥϭⲱⲛⲧ Fighting and reproaching he will dismiss them; didst thou not meditate with a harsh spirit, to slay them with a wrathful spirit? 23_Isaiah_27 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.isa.coptot:27)
  • ⲛⲭⲁⲗⲓⲛⲟⲥ ⲙⲡⲟⲩⲥⲱⲙⲁ ⲛⲟⲩⲙⲉⲗⲉⲧⲁ ⲛⲉ ⲙⲡⲗⲟⲅⲟⲥ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ · ... I See Your Eagerness: GL61-63 (urn:cts:copticLit:shenoute.eagerness.monbgl_61_63)
  • ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲧⲙⲉⲗⲉⲧⲁ ⲛⲛϣⲁϫⲉ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϯϩⲣⲟⲕ ⲛⲛϩⲏⲇⲟⲛⲏ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲏϩ ϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲛ · 'Let the careful consideration of the words of God reduce to peace the delights of the senses which are engrained in our hearts, On Penitence and Abstinence, part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:johnconst.penitence.budge:1-119)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C9738 (ⲙⲉⲗⲉⲧⲁ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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