ⲧⲟⲟⲩ

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Coptic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Demotic tw (mountain, desert), from Egyptian
Dw
Z1
(ḏw, mountain)

Noun[edit]

ⲧⲟⲟⲩ (toou) (plural ⲧⲟⲟⲩⲉ, or identical to singular)

  1. (Sahidic) mountain
  2. (Sahidic) desert
  3. (Sahidic) monastery
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Egyptian djt dj.w (to cause that they should give), from djt (infinitive of rḏj) + dj (subjunctive of rḏj) + .w (they).

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Verb[edit]

ⲧⲟⲟⲩ (toou)

  1. (intransitive, Sahidic) to buy

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References[edit]

  • Crum, Walter E. (1939) A Coptic Dictionary[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN, page 441
  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 199