ⲉⲓⲱⲧ

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Coptic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Demotic yt, from Egyptian
it
f
A1
(jt).
Jesus, his father Joseph, and Mary coming back from Egypt

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ⲉⲓⲱⲧ (eiōtm (plural (Sahidic) ⲉⲓⲟⲧⲉ or (Akhmimic, Lycopolitan) ⲉⲓⲁⲧⲉ or (Akhmimic, Lycopolitan) ⲉⲓⲁϯ, nominal state (Sahidic) ⲉⲓⲧ-)

  1. (Sahidic, Akhmimic, Lycopolitan) father
  2. (Sahidic, Akhmimic, Lycopolitan, in the plural) parent (of unspecified sex)
  3. (Sahidic, Akhmimic, Lycopolitan) title applied to religious leaders and monks
  4. (Sahidic, Akhmimic, Lycopolitan) title applied to Biblical figures and saints

Etymology 2[edit]

From Demotic jt, from Egyptian
it
Z2ss
(jt).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ⲉⲓⲱⲧ (eiōtm

  1. (Sahidic, Lycopolitan) barley

References[edit]

  • Crum, Walter E. (1939) A Coptic Dictionary[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN, page 86b–87b
  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 49