Scriptorium tag: V
 1. (En) beget, bring forth, father
(Fr) produire, engendrer, créer
(De) hervorbringen, (er)zeugen, entstehen lassen, gebären
Bibliography: CD 778b-779b?; CED 318?; KoptHWb 429?; DELC 329b?; ChLCS 103a?
 2. (En) acquire
(Fr) acquérir
(De) erwerben
Bibliography: CD 779ab?; KoptHWb 429?; DELC 329b?; ChLCS 103a?
cf. ϣⲱⲡⲉ sein, existieren
Example usage: (automatically extracted, use with caution and report bad examples)
  • ϥⲛⲁϫⲡⲟ ⲛⲁϥ ⲛⲧϩⲟⲧⲉ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ . he will acquire for himself fear of God.” Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 003: Anonymous Nau 138 (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.3.monbeg)
  • ⲁⲓⲃⲱⲕ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲙⲡⲓϩⲉ ⲉⲣⲱⲙⲉ · ⲁⲓⲉⲓ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲉⲓϫⲱ ⲙⲙⲟⲥ · ϫⲉⲡⲙⲁ ⲉⲧⲉⲣⲉⲡϩⲙϩⲁⲗ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲛϩⲏⲧϥ ϥⲛⲁϫⲡⲉ ⲉⲡⲉⲓⲙⲁ · And I went in and I found no man, and I came forth, saying, 'The place of a servant of God; he will soon return to this place.' Life of Onnophrius part 1 (urn:cts:copticLit:lives.onnophrius.budge:1-9)
  • ⲛⲅϫⲡⲟ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲛⲧⲁⲅⲁⲡⲏ ⲁϫⲛϩⲩⲡⲟⲕⲣⲓⲛⲉ · And acquire love without pretense, Apophthegmata Patrum Sahidic 129: N 331 (urn:cts:copticLit:ap.129.monbeg)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C7299 (ϫⲡⲟ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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