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  • Dear @Remnkemi There is a difference between a hymn containing around 24 verses with one blatant mistake in the Coptic grammar, and other hymns containing a system of "atypical" Coptic grammar.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Dear @Remnkemi,Thank you very much for providing the references, which I believe all are related to "bohairicisation" of Sa'idic, or mistaken Greek text as I understand (please correct me if I am wrong). However, this does not explain the mistake th…
  • Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos 1. Yes, that is perfectly fine, you can add as many verses as you like. I presume it should always be St Mary followed by the other patrons of the church. 1.5. I really don't know, but I guess the practice came from a church o…
    in PiOik Comment by ophadece October 14
  • Dear @Seeker, Hell and heaven (or whatever other expressions there are) have not opened yet. The departed go to one of two places: either hades or paradise. Now paradise also was not open until Jesus's death, and when He died, He descended into hade…
  • Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos I don't believe that this space is enough for a crash grammar course especially for verb conjugations and other articles. However, in answer to your first question, it does not matter if you are masculine or feminine. You use "…
  • pamenrit @minamakar,ere V] cmou erokoujai qen P[c
    in Defnar Comment by ophadece October 9
  • Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos,Exactly. I believe, although I am not very well versed in Greek to that extent, that "`nnoyton" ismasculine in the case of the hymn "piwik", and "noyte" (or as it is a variant "no`ete") is obviously feminine in the hymn "apetjy…
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ Ⲡⲉϣⲉⲛϯ Thank you very much for the insight, I didn't realise that the Lenten Gospel response had been modified, otherwise I wouldn't have sung it! Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos and all, In reference to my post above I made a mistake regarding the w…
  • And by the way, agios yestain makes perfect sense, as @Remnkemi wrote an analysis of it before. It is just multilingual.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos, There are many reasons in my personal opinion, but I am not absolutely sure what the church's official position is. First of all, albeit recognising the huge difference, there are many British songs that use unusual words for …
  • Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos, Very well done on your deduction and good work. Once again I stress that this hymn has grammatical mistakes, but let me elaborate. Abatkhalkholf should be bibatkhalkholf (I am using my mobile and that is why I am avoiding the …
  • Dear @Ramsistheteacher, I will be happy to help of course. I may not be the best person to offer you help here but I will try my best, and if I do struggle I will let you know straightaway. How soon do you want the feedback? My e-mail address is oph…
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ @minatasgeel Thank you very much dear Mina.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
    in Coptic Comment by ophadece September 25
  • Dear @minatasgeel You stated that correctly "part of our heritage". @Daniel_Kyrillos commented that it was "our heritage". No, it is not. Of course I am not going to re-answer the same questions I did before, some on this very thread, and also bec…
    in Coptic Comment by ophadece September 25
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ @Daniel_Kyrillos Greco-Bohairic is not our heritage actually.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
    in Coptic Comment by ophadece September 24
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ @Girgisantony It is a group to practise the Coptic language.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ @Daniel_Kyrillos Don't put either ⲙ̀ or ⲛ̀ after ⲛ̀ⲧⲉ. Otherwise the format is spot on.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ Ⲡⲉϣⲉⲛϯ, Ϯϣⲉⲡϩ̀ⲙⲟⲧ ⲛ̀ⲧⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲙⲁϣⲱ ⲉⲑⲃⲉ ⲧⲉⲕⲥ̀ϧⲓ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲧⲉⲕϫⲓⲛϣⲓⲛⲓ ⲉⲣⲟⲓ. Ϯⲟⲩⲟϫ Ϯϣⲉⲡϩ̀ⲙⲟⲧ ⲛ̀ⲧⲟⲧϥ ⲙ̀Ⲫ̀ϯ. Ⲁⲓⲉⲣϩⲏⲧⲥ ⲛ̀ϭⲓⲥⲃⲱ ⲛ̀ⲧⲉⲛⲗⲁⲥ ⲉⲧⲧⲁⲓⲏⲟⲩⲧ ϩⲓⲧⲉⲛ ⲛⲓⲧⲟϯ ⲛ̀ⲧⲉ ⲟⲩⲁⲓ ⲛ̀ⲥⲁϧ ϧⲉⲛ ⲧⲉⲛⲉⲕⲕ̀ⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ⲉⲧϧⲉⲛ Ϫⲟⲫⲣⲉ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲕⲏⲙⲓ. Ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲙⲉⲛⲉⲛⲥⲱⲥ ⲁⲓϯⲥⲃⲱ ⲛⲏⲓ ϩⲓⲧⲟⲧⲧ, ϩⲓⲧⲉⲛ ϯϫ…
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ @PiOnkh, Ⲙ̀ⲙⲟⲛ ϩ̀ⲗⲓ Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
    in Hiten Comment by ophadece September 19
  • Dear @PiOnkh, I would say that some people may say them during Nayrouz days for example because they are "major" martyrs if you will but some people would still do enough with St George. However you may add any other martyr to whatever the list your…
    in Hiten Comment by ophadece September 18
  • Yes they are all martyrs.. Regardless of their worldly ranks.. They are now ranked with martyrs and that's it.. Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
    in Hiten Comment by ophadece September 17
  • Ⲁϣ ⲡⲉ ⲡⲉⲕⲣⲏϯ ⲡ̀ⲥⲟⲛ Ⲡⲉϣⲉⲛϯ Ⲡⲁⲣⲁⲛ ⲡⲉ Ϥⲁⲇⲓ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ϩⲁⲛⲟⲩⲟⲛ ⲛ̀ⲣⲱⲙⲓ ⲥⲉⲥϧⲁⲓ ⲙ̀ⲙⲟϥ Ϥⲏϯ Ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ⲟⲛ ϯⲙⲉⲓ ⲛ̀ϯⲁⲥⲡⲓ ⲛ̀ϯⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙⲛ̀ⲕⲏⲙⲓ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ϯⲁⲥⲡⲓ ⲛ̀ϯⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙⲛ̀ⲏⲧⲁⲗⲓⲁ Ϯϣⲉⲡϩ̀ⲙⲟⲧ ⲛ̀ⲧⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲑⲃⲉ ⲧⲉⲕϫⲓⲛⲉⲣϩⲏⲧⲥ ⲙ̀ⲡⲁⲓⲡⲟⲥⲧ ⲫⲁⲓ Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Ϯϣⲉⲡϩ̀ⲙⲟⲧ ⲛ̀ⲧⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲙⲁϣⲱ ⲡ̀ⲥⲟⲛ Ⲡⲉϣⲉⲛϯ Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ Ⲡⲉϣⲉⲛϯ, Ⲫⲁⲓ ⲡⲉ ⲓⲉ ⲕⲩⲣⲓ ⲓⲉ ⲕⲩⲣⲓⲉ? Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Dear @Daniel_Kyrillos Yes that is perfectly fine. What do you mean by asking what should it be like? Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Ⲡⲁⲙⲉⲛⲣⲓⲧ Ⲡⲉϣⲉⲛϯ, Ϯϣⲉⲡϩ̀ⲙⲟⲧ ⲛ̀ⲧⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲙⲁϣⲱ Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Dear @bashandy It is interesting that in that pdf file the equivalent hymn to Ⲟ Ⲕⲩⲣⲓⲟⲥ is written only in transliterated English! Ⲟⲩϫⲁⲓ ϧⲉⲛ Ⲡ̀ϭⲥ
  • Dear @Menas17,I really hope to see the day when the Coptic language is revived as was done to the Jewish language, but as @minasoliman pointed out, this would entail huge efforts on nationalistic levels, and such a move is quite impossible I think i…
  • It's just that this hymn has been passed down with a few grammatical mistakes.. However the in the first verse the alpha is the past tense of the verb ì towards the beginning of the second stanza. I hope that makes sense.. Oujai khan ebshois