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coptic_entities [2020/05/11 20:34]
amir [Figurative body parts and other fixed expressions]
coptic_entities [2020/05/12 19:41] (current)
amir [Body Parts]
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 ==== Body Parts ==== ==== Body Parts ====
  
-  ​* ϭⲓϫ - Mark body parts as objects. +Most body parts are marked as objects, since they are tangible: 
-  * figurative ​body parts are also considered ​objects (e.g. "in my heart")+ 
 +  ​ⲟⲩ ​ϭⲓϫ - "a hand" 
 +  * ⲡⲉϥ ⲃⲁⲗ - "his eye" 
 + 
 +However some referential ​body parts are considered ​abstract, notably ϩⲏⲧ ​"​heart"​ 
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 +  * ϯ ⲛⲁ ⲧⲣⲉ ⲡⲟⲩ ϩⲏⲧ ⲙⲕⲁϩ - "I will make your [heart] suffer"​ 
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 +Other uses of body parts may be totally figurative or idiomatic, in which case they are not annotated.
  
 ==== Non-numeral modifiers ==== ==== Non-numeral modifiers ====
coptic_entities.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/12 19:41 by amir