Coptic Expressions for daily use
menenca oum/s `nehoou after many days Acts 1:5
pima etqent eqoun `eouma `nou`ehoou `mmosi the place which is 1 days journey away Acts 1:12
eum/n eucop `e]proceu,/ continuing together praying Acts 1:14
afhei ejen pefho he fell on his face Acts 1:18
mou] `e`vran `mpiiohi name the field Acts 1:19
qen pic/ou t/rf all the time Acts 1:21
]renf name him Acts 1:23
`nouho] qen ouho] acswpi suddenly, it happened Acts 2:1
ne ouon hanoun there were some (people) Acts 2:5
ou pe vai etafswpi what happened Acts 2:12
af[ici `ntef`cm/ `e`hr/i he raised his voice up Acts 2:14
`m`vr/] an `etetenmeui `erof not as you think Acts 2:15
ec`eswpi `nouon niben it shall happen to everyone Acts 2:21
sa `eqoun `evoou until this day Acts 2:29
icjen swrp before, earlier Acts 2:31
ou petennaiaf what will we do Acts 2:37
hwb niben nauswp nwou pe qen oumet`sv/r all things, they had in common Acts 2:44
auini `nnoujij `e`hr/i `ejwou they laid hands on them (captured them) Acts 4:3
pefrac] the next day Acts 4:3
tahwou eratou qen toum/] set them up in their midst Acts 4:7
keouai any other (person) Acts 4:12
`ncecwoun `n`cqai an they are unlearned Acts 4:13
nau,/ nem i/couc pe they were with Jesus Acts 4:13
n/ t/rou everyone Acts 4:16
mahap you judge Acts 4:19
ne aferhouo !m `nrompi at that time he was over 40 years old Acts 4:22
] `mmwou ebol sell them Acts 4:34
v/ `esauouahmef je which is defined … or which means… Acts 4:36
ma`hy/ten erwten pay heed to yourselves Acts 5:35
ou pe etetennaiaif what will you do Acts 5:35
hen y/nou ebol ha nairwmi stay away from these men Acts 5:38
] `eqoun `e`hren v] fight God or oppose God Acts 5:39
`n`hr/i qen naiehoou in those days Acts 6:1
pihwb ranan an it pleases us not Acts 6:2
aukim de `mpilaoc they stirred up the people Acts 6:12
`f,w `ntotf ebol he stopped Acts 6:13
an naisop `mpair/] Are these things so? Acts 7:1
afws `et/if naf he promised to giveit to him Acts 7:5
au,oh `e iwc/v they were jealous of Joseph Acts 7:9
af,af `nhugoumenoc `e`hr/ie hijen he made him governer over Acts 7:10
afqwnt `nje `pc/ou the time drew near Acts 7:17
afiri `nou[i `m`psis `mmof he avenged him Acts 7:24
af]niatf he beheld it, investigate it Acts 7:32
bwl `mpiywoui ebol take off the shoes Acts 7:33
vai petafswpi This is what happened Acts 7:38
nast nahbi stubborn Acts 7:51
`nne toi swpi nak qen paicaji you have no part of this Acts 8:21
masenak `m`vnau `mmeri go at noon time Acts 8:23
ere pai`prov/t/c jw `mvai eybe nim The prophet says this about who? Acts: 8:34
ou pe ettahno `mmoi `e[iwmc what prevents me from being baptized Acts 8:36
efmeh `njwnt being full of anger Acts 9:1
afer !g `nehoou `mmau he spent three days there Acts 9:9
aicwtem eybe pairwmi I heard about this man Acts 9:13
afswpi `nhanehoou nem nimay/t/c He spent some time with the disciples Acts 9:19
vwrs qarok make your bed (lit. "spread under you") Acts 9:34
`mper`[nau `e`i haron don't delay to come to us Acts 9:38
ou petsop what's happening Acts 10:4
mvwr `p[oic Certainly not Lord Acts 10:14
pihwb ou pe etareteni eyb/tf what did you come for Acts 10:21
af]ma] erof he met him Acts 10:25
ic !d `voou sa `eqoun `etaiounou from four days ago until now Acts 10:30
twnk `n,wlem rise quickly Acts 12:7
aucen ouai `nniqir they passed one street Acts 12:10
eta pefh/t i erof when he came to his senses Acts 12:11
etafkwlh hiren `vro when he knocked on the door Acts 12:13
eta piehoou swpi when it was day time Acts 12:18
qen ou`ehoou efy/s on a set date Acts 12:21
`e`vma je because Acts 12:23
pi`sv/r `nsans `nte /rwd/c the childhood friend of Herod Acts 13:1
au,au ebol they sent them away Acts 13:3
sa ouc/ou for a time Acts 13:11
afvwrj ebol `mmwou he left them Acts 13:13
ajof say it Acts 13:15
aretenmeui je anok nim who do you think I am Acts 13:25
efn/ou menencwi he is coming after me Acts 13:25
euyot `mpouh/t they are persuading them Acts 13:43
naumeh `nrasi they were full of joy Acts 13:52
acswpi qen ikonion kata pair/] rw the same thing happened in Iconium Acts14:1
au`yre pim/s heri they calmed the multitude Acts 14:18
auywou] `e nau eybe paicaji they gathered to consider this matter Acts 15:6
outwn nemwou between us and them Acts 15:9
ce]ma] nemaf they agree with him Acts 15:15
acranaf `mpi`pneuma eyouab it pleased the holy spirit Acts 15:28
`ntetenerhwb `nkalwc that you do well Acts 15:29
oujai farewell Acts 15:29
auyet `ph/t `nni`cn/ou they encouraged the brothera Acts 15:32
afouws `e swpi qen pima ete`mmau he wanted to stay in that place (same place) Acts 15:34
ou petsop `mmwou how are they doing? Acts 15:36
naf,w `mmwou an he was not permitting them Acts 16:7
ankw] `nca `i we sought to come Acts 16:10
ouoh ebol `mmau an`i `e and from there we went to Acts 16:12
ac[itten `njonc she persuaded us Acts 16:15
refsini fortune teller Acts 16:16
hancaji `nsemmo strange words Acts 17:20
nau`cewft `e`hli an they spent their time in nothing Acts 17:21
refsamse iq superstitious (lit. serve demons) Acts 17:22
`fou/ou an he is not far Acts 17:27
afsep jwf he shaved his head Acts 18:18
qen petehne `vnou] God willing Acts 18:21
efq/m qen pi`pneuma being enthusiastic Acts 18:25
etau`emc y/nou `e`ou unto what were you baptized? Acts 19:3
eta hanouon ernasth/t when some were stubborn…. Acts 19:9
auhitotou `e they tried to  Acts 19:13
vai afswpi efouonh ebol this was known Acts 19:17
aufiwp `n.. they counted … Acts 19:19
a pauloc ,ac qen pef`pneuma Paul decided (Paul resolved in the spirit) Acts 19:21
ete`m`pkw] `nnai which are the same as these Acts 19:25
pouhouo the majority of them Acts 19:32
af[wrem erwou `ntefjij he signalled to them with his hand Acts 19:33
etaf`yre pim/s heri when he had calmed the crowd… Acts 19:35
qen ouaciai recklessly Acts 19:36
auohi nan they waited for us Acts 20:5
sa `tvasi `mpiejwrh until midnight Acts 20:7
efobs qen ounis] `nenkot sinking into a deep sleep Acts 20:9
afcwk `mpicaji he talked for a long while Acts 20:11
nafi/c pe he hurried Acts 20:16
oumetmakarioc te mallon e] ehote `e[i it is more blessed to give than receive Acts 20:35
au]vi erof they kissed him Acts 20:37
nau`tvo `mmof ejen pijoi they accompanied him onto the ship Acts 20:38
kata ouai ouai in detail (lit. one by one) Acts 21:19
an `cse n/i `ntaje `hli nak May I say something to you? Acts 21:37
`kcwoun rw `mmetoueinin do you know (I.e. speak) greek Acts 21:37
ecoi `natouonh ebol an it is important Acts 21:39
hina `nce]`mkah nwou to punish them Acts 22:5
`m`pkw] `mmeri about noon time Acts 22:6
`nyok nim who are you Acts 22:7
ou pe]naaif what should I do? Acts 22:10
euermeyre qarof well spoken of Acts 22:12
amou `n,wlem come quickly Acts 22:18
au[ici `ntou`cm/ `e`hr/i they raised up their voices Acts 22:22
ouontef ouhwb `ejof naf he has something to tell him Acts 23:17
caouca on the side, or seperately Acts 23:19
eujem ariki erof blaming him Acts 23:29
auouwnh `mpih/gemwn qa pauloc they informed the governer against Paul Acts 24:1
hina `nta`stemtahno `mmok `nhouo so I don't hinder you Acts 24:4
qen ouswt ebol quickly Acts 24:4
eicwoun `mmok ic oum/s `nrompi knowing you for many years Acts 24:10
tahe nai eratou prove these things Acts 24:13
nac`cse `nce`i nahrak they should have come to you Acts 24:19
ouon `ntwou `nouhwb nem/i they have something against me Acts 24:19
menenca hanehoou after a few days Acts 24:24
aisan[i `nouc/ou when I have time Acts 24:25
`ntefouwrp `ncwf that he send after (for) him Acts 25:3
`nlwiji euhors serious charges Acts 25:7
`ntefjem ma that he have an opportunity Acts 25:16
`mpi`er `hli `n[iho I didn’t do anything to delay Acts 25:17
ma `n[i `cm/ auditorium Acts 25:23
ouhwb `natcaji unreasonable Atcs 25:27
qen oumoun ebol `mpiehoou nem piejwrh continually night and day Acts 26:7
oumetaynah] te incredible, unbelievable Acts 26:8
mahap qen y/nou judge (i.e. decide) in yourselves  Acts 26:8
naimeui eroi `e I thought within myself to Acts 26:9
]wp vote Acts 26:10
`noum/s `ncop often Acts 26:11
qen oumethouo furiously, exceedingly Acts 26:11
eiqen oulibi eqoun erwou angered with them Acts 26:11
ouoh qen nai in this, or while dothis A26:12
ouhwb efnast nak pe `e… a difficult task for you is to… Acts 26:14
]senvat eqoun qen hancouri kick against thorns Acts 26:14
aklibi paule you are crazy Paul!!! Acts 26:24
a pim/s `n`cqai `yreklibi much learning has made you crazy Acts 26:24
kekouji almost Acts 26:28
afiri `noumetmairwmi nem pauloc he was courteous with Paul Acts 27:3
`ncefi pefrwous that they take care of him Acts 27:3
eybeje because  Acts 27:4
`n`f`cmont an it is not suitable Acts 27:12
pisorp `nyws purpuse or goal Acts 27:13
ouy/ou ef[oci a strong wind Acts 27:14
vwnh storm Acts 27:20
qen oulwiji pretending Acts 27:30
afsastou `e`stemiri `mpoco[ni he prevented them from doing their plan Acts 27:43
aukotou catotou they changed their minds immediately Acts 28:6
qen oumei `mmetsapsemmo hospitable Acts 28:7
ouon oum/ni hiwtf there is a sign on it Acts 28:11
af[i `noumetjarh/t he took courage Acts 28:15
au]nei naf `nouehoou they scheduled a day for him Acts 28:23
pef`s[or his apartment (lit. rented place) Acts 28:30
nafsop `nouon niben he welcomed everyone Acts 28:30
`nsorp men Indeed first… Rom 1:8
pameyre pe v} God is my witness Rom 1:9
auamoni `ntotou qen ouhwb enanef they persevered in a good thing Rom 2:7
metref[iho respect Rom 2:11
`hy/k ,/ erok you trust yourself Rom 2:19
ou je pe `phouo what then is the advantage? Rom 3:1
`nnecswpi God forbid (lit. it shall not happen!) Rom 3:4
ou petennajof what are we going to say? Rom 3:5
`mmon sa `eqoun `e`ouai not even one! Rom 3:12
`mmon vwrj sop there is no difference Rom 3:22
eu`ymaio `mmwou `njinj/ being justified freely Rom 3:24
`n`hr/i qen paic/ou `nte ]nou at this time Rom 3:26
auma`syam erwf it is excluded Rom 3:27
tennaep ourwmi je we conclude that a man… Rom 3:28
pensorp `niwt our ancestor Rom 4:1
sentatci foot steps Rom 4:12
efsouit it's empty Rom 4:14
af]`niatf he considered Rom 4:19
af`n`hr/i qen nau !r `nrompi he was about 100 years old Rom 4:19
`nouc/ou in due time Rom 5:6
anhwtp `e`vnou] we were reconciled with God Rom 5:10
`noucop once Rom 6:10
matahe y/nou present yourselves Rom 6:13
ou je What then? Rom 6:15
aferhal `mmoi he deceived me Rom 7:11
efq/k oube warring against Rom 7:23
oumets/ri adoption Rom 8:15
paic/ou `nte ]nou the present time Rom 8:18
`psacomc expectation Rom 8:19
]metevl/ou the vanity Rom 8:20
]metremhe the freedom Rom 8:21
en,ai niben all things Rom 8:32
`mpiehoou t/rf all day long Rom 8:36
hei ebol failed (lit. fell down) Rom 9:6
au[i`[rop `epiwni `n`[rop they stumbled on the stumbling stone Rom 9:32
ten`cm/ our report (I.e. record of what we did) Rom 10:16
sini `mmwi ask about me Rom 10:20
aicwjp n/i `n!z `nso `nrwmi I reserved for myself 7000 people Rom 11:4
oumetcwtp an election Rom 11:5
`mper[ici `nh/t alla ariho] do not be arrogant, but be afraid Rom 11:20
]metrefswt the severity Rom 11:22
nim afer`sv/r `nco[ni nemaf who was his counsellor/advisor? Rom 11:33
`ntetensebt peten`cmot transform yourselves Rom 12:2
kata `vr/] eta `v} vws naf as God distributed to him Rom 12:3
qen ]metmaicon in brotherly love Rom 12:10
eretenerswrp `n,a netener/ou preferring one anothering Rom 12:10
mama `m`pjwnt make room for the anger! Rom 12:19
matemmof ma`tcof feed him give drink to him Rom 12:20
maren] hiwten let us dress or clothe ourselves Rom 13:12
ef[aqem it is dirty Rom 14:14
`fcoutwn he is approved Rom 14:18
nanec `e `stem ouem af It is good to not eat meat Rom 14:21
v/ etoi `nh/t `cnau he who doubts Rom 14:23
`c`m`psa nan `ntenfai qa niswni `nte niatjom We ought to carry the infirmity of the weak Rom 15:1
ei]`m`vmei nwten reminding you Rom 15:15
sini `e prickulla greet priscilla Rom 16:3
anok `mmauat an not only me Rom 16:4
hancouin famous people Rom 16:7
]`hy/ten beware/watch out for Rom 16:17
cabol `e contrary to.. Rom 16:17
rek y/nou cabol`mmwou avoid them Rom 16:17
toujincaji etholj their smooth talk Rom 16:18
`e`au,arwou erof which was kept secret Rom 16:25
oumetcoj pe foolish 1 Cor 1:18
kath/t intelligent 1 Cor 1:19
`fqotqet `nen,ai niben he searches all things 1 Cor 2:10
toumetceb craftiness 1 Cor 3:19
anok oumetkouji n/i te it is a very small (I.e. unimportant) to me 1 Cor 4:3
qa`th/ `mpic/ou before the time 1 Cor 4:5
cecwtem `e it is reported that… 1 Cor 5:1
stemmoujt nem not to associate with … 1 Cor 5:9
er ou n/i what good is it for me?  1 Cor 5:12
ma`n]hap lawsuits 1 Cor 6:4
refenkot nem hwout homosexual 1 Cor 6:9
ceernofri an they are not beneficial 1 Cor 6:12
v/ ettwmi `mmof `e]porn/ he who is joined (I.e. intercourse) to a harlot 1 Cor 6:16
metatywt lack of self control 1 Cor 7:5
nane vai this is good 1 Cor 7:26
`pc/ou `mpwrf pe time is short 1 Cor 7:29
`m`pcepi the rest 1 Cor 9:5
hina `ntajemh/ou `m`phouo that I may benefit the more 1 Cor 9:19
ouai `esaf[i `mpibai only one wins the prize 1 Cor 9:24
swpi eretenoni `mmoi be imitators of me 1 Cor 11:1
ousws pe shameful 1 Cor 11:6
erswn covering 1 Cor 11:10
jwc s/ou long hair 1 Cor 11:15
]nah] qen oumeroc I partially believe 1 Cor 11:18
hi ouma on a place 1 Cor 11:20
kata `vr/] etehnaf as He desires 1 Cor 12:11
hanmetreferhemi governments 1 Cor 12:28
]natamwten `ekemwit `enaaf `nhouo I will show you an excellent way 1 Cor 12:31
na ]metalou childish things 1 Cor 13:11
tennanau `nho oube ho we will see face to face 1 Cor 13:12
`ntetenerhouo excel 1 Cor 14:12
are nai lobi are these crazy? 1 Cor 14:23
`nceouahcahni nwou an `ecaji it is not permitted for them to speak 1 Cor 14:34
menencwc afterwards 1 Cor 15:6
`e`pqae `mmwou t/rou last of all, finally 1 Cor 15:8
amoni `ntotf endure 2 Cor 1:6
pirasi `mmah!b 2nd favor 2 Cor 1:15
k/n `e enough for… 2 Cor 2:6
petoub/f on the other hand, on the contrary 2 Cor 2:7
eueriebswt `m… dealers or merchants of…. 2 Cor 2:17
ou`cqai a letter 2 Cor 3:6
qen oumetceb deceptiveness/craftiness 2 Cor 4:2
`nehoou qa`th/ `nehoou day by day 2 Cor 4:16
tenhi`psemmo cabol `m we are absent from… 2 Cor 5:6
tenoi `mmaitaion we are ambitious 2 Cor 5:9
an]lwiji nwten we give you an opportunity to 2 Cor 5:12
ancihi `nh/t we are out of our minds 2 Cor 5:13
auertotou qen pourwoutf `mmauatou they did it voluntarily 2 Cor 8:3
au,ajij ejwf he was chosen 2 Cor 8:19
enwrf `mmon `e vai we avoided it 2 Cor 8:20
qen oum/s `noum/s `ncop many times (heavily emphasized) 2 Cor 8:22
ouhouo n/i pe fai it is too much for me 2 Cor 9:1
icjen `cnouf since last year 2 Cor 9:2
eicabol `mmwten being absent from you 2 Cor 10:1
ef]heli nwten terrifying you 2 Cor 10:9
`fna`syam eroi an he can't stop me 2 Cor 11:10
v] petcwoun God Knows 2 Cor 11:11
]cwoun `nourwmi qajen !i!d `nrompi I knew a man for 14 years 2 Cor 12:2
k/n erok `epai`hmot my grace is sufficient for you 2 Cor 12:9
`mpi`hros ejen y/nou I wasn't burdensome to you 2 Cor 12:13
hioui eqoun `nnio] save up for your parents 2 Cor 12:14
`mpiouaht `nca carx hi `cnof I did not confer with flesh and blood Gal 1:16
ca`pca privately (lit. at a side) Gal 2:2
`n`fsebi/out `ntot an `n`hli It makes no difference to me Gal 2:6
vai `mmauatf Only this Gal 3:2
]tamo `mmwten `eym/i I tell you the truth Gal 4:16
afoi `n`sv/r `n]ma] nem it is the same thing as… Gal 4:25
v/ ete `nyof pe whoever he is Gal 5:10
encwk `nnener/ou provoking/irritating one another Gal 5:26
cenaelksai `ncwf an He will not be ridiculed Gal 6:7
corem `nh/t to faint Gal 6:9
n/ eyouws `e[i`cken ho those who want to show off Gal 6:12
`pcepi `nnai from now on Gal 6:17
yamio `njij hand made Eph 2:11
`nouyo `nr/] diverse manners Eph 3:10
]jin `i `eqoun access Eph 3:12
hina `nteten`sjemjom `ntaho So that you are able to comprehend Eph 3:18
nicaji etshouit filthy words or bad words Eph 5:4
oupeyranaf `m`p[oic what is pleasing to the Lord Eph 5:10
ounis] pe it is great Eph 5:32
`mper]jwnt `nnetens/ri do not provoke your children Eph 6:4
`mmon joust `eho nahraf there is no favoritism with Him Eph 6:9
`pcepi `nnai finally Eph 6:10
moi hi y/nou Put on (clothes) Eph 6:11
ma piywoui eraten y/nou put your shoes on Eph 6:15
`nn/ eternofri the excellent things Phi 1:10
n/ etsop `mmoi the things that happened to me Phi 1:12
]emi je vai naswpi n/i I know this will hme Phi 1:19
pajinjoust my expectation Phi 1:20
ceamoni `nje picnou] I am between two Phi 1:23
arihwb epetenoujai work out your own salvation Phi 2:12
`ntaswpi `nouesen `mkah `nh/t that I may be less sorrowful Phi 2:28
anau `e niouhor beware of the dogs Phi 3:2
aiouo ei[i I already took (it) Phi 3:12
pibai the prize Phi 3:14
matotk nemwou help them Phi 4:3
marecouonh `erwmi niben let it be known to everyone Phi 4:5
qen hwn niben ]`tcab/out I am instructed in all things Phi 4:12
]jemjom `nhwb niben I can do all things Phi 4:13
sini `eouon niben greet everyone Phi 4:21