Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) be useful, prosperous, virtuous
(Fr) être utile, prospère, vertueux
(De) nützen, sich wohl befinden, ziemen
Bibliography: CD 599b-600a?; CED 257?; KoptHWb 334?; ChLCS 82b?
cf. ⲉⲓⲣⲉ machen, tun
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲟⲛ ⲉϣⲁⲧⲉⲧⲛϣⲱⲱⲧ ⲙⲡⲉⲧⲛⲙⲁⲥⲉ ⲉϥⲛⲁⲙⲟⲩ , ⲏ ⲉϥϣⲁⲛⲣⲥⲧ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛϥⲧⲙⲣϣⲁⲩ ⲙⲡⲉⲧⲛϩⲱⲃ , As still you slaughter your calf when it is about to die, or if it exhausts [its] measure, being unuseful for your work, Not Because a Fox Barks: XH 204-216 (
  • ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲉⲕⲣϣⲁⲩ ⲛⲁϥ ϣⲁϥⲣϩⲱⲃ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲕ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲉⲕϣⲁⲛⲣϭⲣⲱϩ ϥⲛⲁⲕⲁⲁⲕ ⲛⲥⲱϥ If thou be for his profit, he will use thee: but if thou have nothing, he will forsake thee. 71_Sirach_13 (urn:cts:copticLit:ot.sir.coptot:13)
  • ⲗⲟⲩⲕⲁⲥ ⲙⲙⲁⲧⲉ ⲡⲉⲧϩⲁⲧⲏⲓ . ϫⲓ ⲙⲙⲁⲣⲕⲟⲥ ⲛⲅⲛⲧϥ ⲛⲙⲙⲁⲕ . ϥⲣϣⲁⲩ ⲅⲁⲣ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲉⲩⲇⲓⲁⲕⲟⲛⲓⲁ . Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service. 55_2 Timothy_4 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.2tim.sahidica:4)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C6136 (ⲣϣⲁⲩ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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