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21 August , 2022, 02:43:50 AM
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Re: Ⲛⲓⲙ ⲡⲉ `ⲛⲑⲟⲕ ?
« Reply #45 on: 21 August , 2022, 02:43:50 AM »
ϯϣⲉⲡ̀ϩⲙⲟⲧ ̀ⲛⲧⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲙⲙⲁϣⲟ ⲡⲓⲙⲟⲩⲓ

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It's either ⲡⲁⲣⲁⲛ ⲡⲉ ⲧⲓⲙⲟⲑⲉⲟⲥ (literally means "my name is ⲧⲓⲙⲟⲑⲉⲟⲥ") or ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ⲡⲉ ⲧⲓⲙⲟⲑⲉⲟⲥ (literally means "I'm ⲧⲓⲙⲟⲑⲉⲟⲥ").
I think I've seen this construction before, where the possessive article is emphasised by the pronoun. It might be in the Midnight Praises, something like ⲧⲁⲡⲣⲟⲥⲉⲩⲭⲏ ⲁⲛⲟⲕ.

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ⲛ̀ is turned into ⲙ̀ when followed by ⲙ, ⲃ, ⲡ, ⲫ, or ⲯ. So it should be ⲙ̀ⲙⲏⲧ and not ⲛ̀ⲙⲏⲧ.
Of course! Rookie error.

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ⲕⲁϯ ⲉⲣⲟϥ should be ⲕⲁϯ ⲉⲣⲟⲥ because it refers to a feminine word (ϯⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ).
Yes, yet again I should've known that.

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In Coptic, ⲕⲁϯ is verb "to understand", while ϭⲓⲥⲃⲱ is verb "to learn" from ϭⲓ "to take" and ⲥⲃⲱ "teaching" (i.e. to receive education).
ϬⲒⲤⲂⲰ  of course! I knew ⲕⲁϯ was to understand but that was the closest I could get.
Thankyou so much for your feedback

ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ⲟⲩⲣⲉⲙaustralia, ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲧⲁⲙⲉⲧⲓⲱⲧ ⲧⲏⲣϥ ϩⲁⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ⲛⲉ.

ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ ⲡϭⲟⲓⲥ,
ⲧⲓⲙⲟⲑⲉⲟⲥ

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