Scriptorium tag: N
 1. metretes (a liquid measure)
ref: 1008 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 3000) μετρητής  measurer, a liquid measure. noun (LSJ 1122a?; Preisigke 2:96?)
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  • ϫⲉⲛⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛⲟ ⲛⲁϣ ⲛϩⲉ ⲙⲡⲉⲟⲩⲟⲉⲓϣ ⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛⲛⲟⲩϫⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲁϣⲏ ⲛϫⲟⲩⲱⲧ ⲛϣⲓ ⲛⲉⲓⲱⲧ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲉϣⲁⲩⲣ ⲙⲏⲧ ⲛϣⲓ ⲛⲉⲓⲱⲧ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉϣⲁⲧⲉⲧⲛⲃⲱⲕ ⲡⲉ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲉⲡⲉⲓⲟⲙ ϩⲁⲏⲣⲡ ⲉϫⲱⲗϩ ⲛϩⲏⲧϥⲛⲧⲁⲓⲟⲩ ⲙⲉⲧⲣⲏⲧⲏⲥ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲉϣⲁⲩⲣ ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧ ⲡⲉ And now consider, I pray you, from this day and beforetime, before they laid a stone on a stone in the temple of the Lord, what manner of men ye were. 37_Haggai_2 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.hag.coptot:2)
  • ⲛⲉⲩⲛ ⲥⲟ ⲇⲉ ⲛϩⲩⲇⲣⲓⲁ ⲛⲱⲛⲉ ⲉⲩⲕⲏ ⲉϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲙⲙⲁⲩ ⲕⲁⲧⲁⲡⲧⲃⲃⲟ ⲛⲓⲟⲩⲇⲁⲓ ⲉⲣⲉⲧⲟⲩⲉⲓ ⲧⲟⲩⲉⲓ ϣⲱⲡ ⲙⲉⲧⲣⲏⲧⲏⲥ ⲥⲛⲁⲩ ⲏϣⲟⲙⲛⲧ . Now there were six water pots of stone set there after the Jews' manner of purifying, containing two or three metretes apiece. 43_John_2 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.john.sahidica:2)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C9775 (ⲙⲉⲧⲣⲏⲧⲏⲥ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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